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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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261 COMMENTS

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91.

Martin6912    

Mike Tyson warned you.. Bye bye chris brown.

210 days ago
92.

YeahISaidIt    

Little bitch lookin all sad. I agree those pubes on yo face got to go

210 days ago
93.

Passthepeas    

This is excellent news! It's good to see the end result that these idiots bring on themselves.
It would be great if that teenage girl Bieberina goes through the same thing next year.
My name is Christopher!!!! leave me alone!! Help!!!!

210 days ago
94.

andrewlala    

We all gotta admit that punk that ran on his bus in Washington was asking for it and there should be no case. On a side note, if brown had a good lawyer, he should have called it self defense.

210 days ago
95.

hotandcold    

Gonna be a long, long flight, Brown. Good. Enjoy being on the other side of 'fame'. Woman Beater. Crybaby. Grow up and deal with your actions like a man.

210 days ago
96.

SBTZMom    

I love it when a plan comes together!!!!

210 days ago
97.

YouDontSay    

What a waste of tax payers money. It could be done via video. DC is no LA. Sucks to be him.

210 days ago
98.

awesomewave    

Not such an AZZ KIKR now.

210 days ago
99.

News Flash     

He beat up a woman! Should've been in prison!

210 days ago
100.

CarolineJenkins    

I'm not a Chris fan by any means, but I cannot believe that he is being transported across the country to be tried for a misdemeanor. I don't think they would do that to an ordinary Joe Blow off the street. It's not as if he were a bank robber or a murderer. This is star treatment gone wrong.

210 days ago
101.

Madelaine J    

For all of you are going on about him being a woman beater and he needs to go to jail....can we please be realistic please. I hate that he hit Rhianna. It's not acceptable. BUT if every man who hit a woman did jail time they would be building a whole lot more prisons! Rarely does an abuser actually go to jail. Just think about your rant.

210 days ago
102.

Louise-1    

It's obvious they are after chris Brown and unless he gets it together, they will get him Hi

210 days ago
103.

T bone    

Hell yeah con air for a Mitch bade AZZ wanna be Chrissy you ain't hard u as bout as hard as a **** in a hen house

210 days ago
104.

pj    

Finally lock his ass up anyone else would be in jail except Lindsay ass

210 days ago
105.

Amanda    

People really have no lives lol it's sad.

210 days ago
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