March 29, 2012 at 7:33 AM ET
Bobby Brown is on his way to restoring his bad-boy reputation.
E! News can confirm that the R&B singer has been charged from his DUI arrest on Monday afternoon.
A rep for the Los Angeles City Attorney's office tells E! News that prosecutors filed three misdemeanor charges against Brown: driving under the influence, driving with a blood alcohol level greater than 0.08 percent and driving on a suspended license.
If convicted, the maximum for all counts is one year in jail.
The erstwhile New Jack Swinger got into this latest mess after he was pulled over by California Highway Patrol who witnessed him talking on his cell phone. After approaching Brown, officers suspected he had been drinking. He was subsequently taken into custody after flunking a field sobriety test and booked at the Van Nuys jail.
Brown's attorney, Tiffany Feder, was unavailable for comment. But yesterday she issued a statement to E! News professing the entertainer's innocence and saying he was only speaking on his cell phone.
This isn't the first time Brown's been in trouble with the law. He has a previous drunken-driving conviction under his belt , was arrested for battery in 2003 and jailed for a parole violation in 2004.
-- Reporting by Baker Machado