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Chris Brown Calls Misdemeanor Hit-And-Run Charge 'Ridiculous'

Chris Brown visits BET's '106 & Park' at BET Studios on April 1, 2013. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
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A minor accident from May has come back to haunt Chris Brown: The singer was charged today with misdemeanor hit-and-run.

The Los Angeles City Attorney also charged Brown with driving without a valid license in the accident, which occurred near Toluca Lake on May 21.

Brown is accused of rear-ending a Mercedes with his Range Rover, refusing to give the other driver his license, and providing her with fake insurance information before leaving the scene.

Of course, the celeb hotly contested the validity of the charges on Twitter, saying the other driver is just after a "payday."

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City News Service reports that Brown is scheduled to be arraigned on July 15 in a Van Nuys court and could face six months in jail for each offense.

According to TMZ, the City Attorney will refer the matter to the L.A. County District Attorney for a possible probation violation in the Rihanna beating case. If the judge in that case concludes Brown broke the law and violated his probation, he could be sentenced to prison for 4 years.

This charge comes just one day after a woman accused Brown of shoving her at an Anaheim nightclub, which she says resulted in torn tendons in her knee.

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