James Brown ordered to undergo drug rehab after firing rifle at his home

April 1998
Jet;04/06/98, Vol. 93 Issue 19, p21
Reports that musician James Brown has been ordered into a drug treatment program after illegally firing a rifle at his home while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. His decision to plead no contest.


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