Many people know Bobby Brown for his musical career or his marriage to late singer Whitney Houston, but he has also been building himself a reputation with the law. Following a DUI arrest, the judge has accepted a plea from Brown through his attorney in Los Angeles. Brown chose not to appear in court due to the media attention. A follow-up is expected sometime this month, but in the meantime, the judge ordered Brown to attend three Alcoholics Anonymous meeting per week.
The consequences that follow a drunk driving conviction in Maryland are very serious. Depending on the severity of the charges, fines, suspended or revoked driving privileges and even jail time can result. However, there are some states with even harsher DUI and DWI penalties, and the federal government may push Maryland into adopting similar laws.