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Chris Brown

Con Air to D.C.

Now Boarding

4/3/2014 12:28 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Chris Brown
has just been picked up by federal marshals on what will be one of the longest journeys across the country since the prop plane era ... TMZ has learned.

Sources connected with the case tell us Chris is on his way to a federal holding facility in San Bernardino to begin his long trip to Washington D.C. ... where he will stand trial for assault.

Later today Chris will board a airplane -- guarded by U.S. Marshals and appropriately restrained -- but the flight is NOT a non-stop.  In fact, we're told there are so many stops he probably won't get there until Sunday.

We're told all of these flights go through Oklahoma, with stops along the way to pick up other prisoners.

Chris will be in D.C. for a hearing Monday where his lawyer, Mark Geragos, will try to get the charges dismissed because he believes prosecutors inappropriately used the grand jury to gain an unfair advantage in the criminal case.

Now here's the thing.  If Geragos loses, Chris will sit in a D.C. jail facility until his D.C. trial kicks off on April 17.

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61.

w124trs    

Not to excuse his behavior...... But I would have never moved to Cali after the Rhianna incident too much poison there. He should've layed low because people \ the public are not forgiving. As long as he was causing attention to him self the more he gave them a reason. Who are your managers Chris?????? Hope it works out!! & get help ....& find some good advice with great direction.

171 days ago
62.

ricanrita    

So many chances wasted SMH but he's not a criminal. God watch over him and keep him safe.

171 days ago
63.

Toilethead    

Too bad it's not bieber.

171 days ago
64.

LRT    

He has many stops before he hits DC. I mentored Federal Prisoners....Con-Air is the worst of the worst!!! Happy Travels

171 days ago
65.

Crabby    

couldn't happen to a more deserving POS, hope he hangs himself in the jail cell

171 days ago
66.

Blackpower    

Hope the charges drop

171 days ago
67.

jayndeb    

thats not rite . chris has medical issues. why dont they treat kanye like that hes done worst

171 days ago
68.

jwm42    

Hey Chris, how's that I'm not a prisoner going?

171 days ago
69.

Penas2    

They extradited him for a misdemeanor. They are teaching all celebrities a lesson.

171 days ago
70.

Lil-za    

Nice :-) good for you Chris !

171 days ago
71.

The New Improved Sock Puppet    

Get over it Geragos. You're old, you've lost your edge and you're still using old strategies. Move over and let the young sharp lawyers take over. Chris Brown is about the right speed for you. Maybe you can get Lilo next.

171 days ago
72.

Fit4Life    

@ Jaydeb - Your wrong.. He beat the living sh&t out of Rihanna along with several other assaults.. He is getting EXACTLY what he deserves

171 days ago
73.

J. Wright    

This loser, they bashing him over at http://www.itzwuteva.com/chris-brown-arrested-for-probation-violation/

sad, he's going to stay getting in trouble with the law.

171 days ago
74.

taz    

Prison orange suits him.

171 days ago
75.

man930    

Wayyyyyyyy to go lil punk!!!!

171 days ago
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