California Fish and Wildlife workers grabbed Chris Brown’s pet capuchin monkey from his Los Angeles home Friday.
Researchers regulated the singer didn’t have a permit for the animal he referred Fiji, Capt. Patrick Foy said.
Brown affixed an Instagram video last month of his 3-year-old daughter, Royalty, fondling with the pet.
But online criticisms followed, with connoisseurs saying the ape belonged in the mad and that Fiji could be a danger to his daughter.
Brown reacted with a “chill out” content at the time, TMZ reported.
Foy said the video spurred six calls to the wildlife bureau from beings concerned about the swine. He said Brown agreed to cooperate.
Agents performed a search warrant at Brown’s home Jan. 2, Foy said, said Brown wasn’t there but had his employees hand over the monkey in a cage.
Brown could face a misdemeanor indict carrying a potential six-month prison sentence.
Fiji was sent to an undisclosed facility.
The action has been turned over to the L.A. metropoli advocate, TMZ reported.
“( N) ow wasting taxpayer coin on analyse monkey business, this completes the halo on his absurdity, ” Brown’s lawyer, Mark Geragos, told TMZ.
Email and telephone word is asking for criticism from Brown’s congresswomen weren’t immediately returned.
The Associated Press contributed to this report . i>