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Russell Brand Plans to Fight Charges in Alleged iPhone Throwing Incident

19 March 2012 7:47 AM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Russell Brand is planning to "fight" any charges relating to an alleged phone-throwing incident. Paparazzo Timothy Jackson claims the 36-year-old comedian wrestled his iPhone away from him and hurled it at a nearby office window after catching him taking pictures from his car. The 'Arthur' star was released on $5,000 bond after handing himself in to New Orleans police on Thursday (03-15-12), and his lawyer Robert Glass tells E! News they are ''going to fight'' any charges that may be brought. According to TMZ.com, Russell - who has since paid $240 to fix the window - plans to argue he was provoked and that the damage to the phone was minimal. Having filed for divorce from Katy Perry in December, Russell is believed to have found comfort in the arms of another woman last weekend - his mother. He apparently flew Barbara Brand over to Los Angeles from »

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Russell Brand to fight phone charges

18 March 2012 10:01 PM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Russell Brand is planning to 'fight' any charges relating to an alleged phone-throwing incident. Paparazzo Timothy Jackson claims the 36-year-old comedian wrestled his iPhone away from him and hurled it at a nearby office window after catching him taking pictures from his car. The 'Arthur' star was released on £3,184 bond after handing himself in to New Orleans police on Thursday (15.03.12), and his lawyer Robert Glass tells E! News they are 'going to fight' any charges that may be brought. According to TMZ.com, Russell - who has since paid £151 to fix the window - plans to argue he was provoked and that the damage to the phone was minimal. Having filed for divorce from Katy Perry in December, »

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Russell Brand Fighting Back at Felony Charges From Phone-Tossing Incident

18 March 2012 12:28 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

It appears Russell Brand is not going to take that phone-tossing felony charge lying down. Just days after the Arthur star racked up a simple criminal damage to property charge after smashing an office window with a paparazzo's iPhone, Brand's New Orleans attorney, Robert Glass, told E! News, "We're going to fight it." But how will they fight it? Brand reportedly plans to claim he was provoked by the paparazzi, which led him to grab and fling photographer Timothy Jackson's cell phone. Katy Perry's former hubby turned himself in to New Orleans police Thursday afternoon after a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was booked and released about an hour later »

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Brand's Felony Charge Carries Two-year Prison Sentence

16 March 2012 4:06 PM, PDT | WENN | See recent WENN news »

British funnyman Russell Brand is facing up to two years behind bars for smashing a paparazzo's cell phone after New Orleans, Louisiana police listed the crime as a felony.

The Forgetting Sarah Marshall star turned himself in to police in the city on Thursday and was arrested following an angry encounter with snapper Timothy Jackson on Monday. Brand stands accused of throwing the photographer's iPhone through the window of an abandoned building.

He walked free from jail hours later after posting $5,000 (£3,125) bail, and reports suggested he was just facing a $700 (£437) fine for a charge of simple criminal damage.

But editors at TMZ.com claim Brand's offence qualified as a felony arrest - because the damage caused to the iPhone and the smashed window amounted to more than $500 (£313). The window repair cost $240 (£150) alone. The actor has since compensated property owners.

The felony count carries a maximum punishment of two years in prison. »

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Russell Brand hands himself over to police

15 March 2012 3:16 PM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Russell Brand has handed himself over to police today (15.03.12) after a warrant was issued for his arrest in the Us. The 'Arthur' star turned himself into custody after law enforcement in New Orleans issued a warrant following his throwing of a photographer's phone into the window of a nearby office building on Monday (12.03.12). Although the window was repaired for $240 soon after the incident, the warrant continued to stand. Russell - who is in the city shooting a movie - was being held on $5,000 bail for simple criminal damage, but has paid the money and has since been released, according to X17Online.com. In a police report, paparazzo Timothy Jackson claims he was with »

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Brand Arrested For Phone Smash

15 March 2012 3:11 PM, PDT | WENN | See recent WENN news »

Comedian Russell Brand has turned himself into police in New Orleans, Louisiana to face questioning for "criminal damages" following a scuffle with a paparazzo.

A warrant was issued for the Brit's arrest on Wednesday night after Timothy Jackson filed a police complaint following the encounter on Monday, during which Brand threw the snapper's iPhone through the window of an abandoned office building.

The Arthur star took to Twitter.com to defend himself, joking his actions were a tribute to late Apple boss Steve Jobs.

He wrote, "Since Steve Jobs died I cannot bear to see anyone use an iphone irreverently, what I did was a tribute to his memory."

The funnyman subsequently offered to cover the cost of the window repair and he has handed over $240 (£150) to the property owners, according to TMZ.com.

Brand, who is filming a movie in New Orleans, surrendered to cops on Thursday afternoon and is currently in police custody. »

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Window smashed by Russell Brand repaired

15 March 2012 2:01 PM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

The window Russell Brand allegedly smashed with a projectile phone has been repaired for $240. The British comedian is in New Orleans filming a movie, and has been accused of taking the device from the hand of photographer Timothy Jackson and hurling it at a nearby office building, causing the glass window to break. However, following the incident on Monday (12.03.12), the window has been repaired, according to TMZ.com. A warrant was issued for his arrest for simple criminal damage to property following the smash, but it is not clear if the repair means this will be rescinded. In a police report, Timothy claims he was with a group of photographers when he spotted the star - »

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Russell Brand Paparazzo iPhone Toss - New Orleans Police Issue Arrest Warrant

15 March 2012 9:47 AM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

An arrest warrant has been issued for Russell Brand after he threw a paparazzo's phone through a window on Monday (03-12-12). New Orleans police sought and received a misdemeanor warrant for simple criminal damage to property Wednesday night (03-14-12) in response to the incident where Russell allegedly wrestled an iPhone out of paparazzo Timothy Jackson's hand and hurled it at a nearby building, according to gossip website TMZ. In a police report, Timothy claims he was with a group of photographers when he spotted the comedian and began taking pictures of him on his phone from his car. He alleged Russell snatched the phone and threw it at an office, shattering a window in the process. A man from inside the office said the actor has offered to pay for the damage and that the phone was returned to the photographer. Meanwhile, Russell made light of the incident, »

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Russell Brand Threw Paparazzi's Phone as Tribute to Steve Jobs' Memory

15 March 2012 6:49 AM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Russell Brand allegedly threw a photographer's phone through a window as a "tribute" to Steve Jobs. Paparazzo Timothy Jackson claims the 36-year-old 'Arthur' star wrestled his iPhone out of his hand and hurled it at a nearby building in New Orleans on Tuesday (03-13-12). Referring to the incident on twitter, Russell - who filed for divorce from Katy Perry after just 14-months of marriage in December - jokes he did it out of respect for the late Apple founder. He said: "Since Steve Jobs died I cannot bear to see anyone use an iPhone irreverently. What I did was a tribute to his memory." In a police report, Timothy claims he was with a group of photographers when he spotted the comedian and began taking pictures of him on his phone from his car. According to the report, Russell snatched the phone and threw it at an office, »

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Russell Brand threw photog's phone 'as tribute to Steve Jobs' - Realbollywood.com News

15 March 2012 2:57 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

London, Mar 15: Russell Brand has said that he was honouring Steve Jobs by throwing a photographer's iPhone through a window.

The 36-year-old comedian has been accused of snatching a paparazzo's mobile phone and angrily hurling it through a pane of glass in New Orleans on Monday night.

In an apparent confession, he claimed that his fit of temper was because he believed the way the photographer was using his smartphone dishonoured the memory of the recently deceased Apple CEO.

"Since Steve Jobs died I cannot bear to see anyone use an iphone irreverently, what I did was a tribute to his memory," the Daily Mail quoted Brand as saying.

Brand was reported by photographer Timothy Jackson, who is accusing the 'Get. »

- Meeta Kabra

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Arrest warrant issued for Russell Brand

15 March 2012 2:02 AM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

An arrest warrant has been issued for Russell Brand after he threw a photographer's phone through a window on Monday (12.03.12). New Orleans police sought and received a misdemeanour warrant for simple criminal damage to property last night (14.03.12) in response to the incident where Russell allegedly wrestled an iPhone out of paparazzo Timothy Jackson's hand and hurled it at a nearby building, according to gossip website TMZ. In a police report, Timothy claims he was with a group of photographers when he spotted the comedian and began taking pictures of him on his phone from his car. He alleged Russell snatched the phone and threw it at an office, shattering a window in the process. A man from »

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