Subscribe to Breaking News emails

You have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.

Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.

Officials Drop Warrant for Bobbi Kristina Brown Amid Medical Scare

 / Updated 

Breaking News Emails

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.

Authorities in Alpharetta, Georgia, have dropped a warrant against Bobbi Kristina Brown in light of the medical conditionof the daughter of the late pop diva Whitney Houston.

A warrant was issued for Brown after she failed to appear in Alpharetta Municipal Court for driving with expired tags. The warrant and the citation in the Sept. 9 incident were dismissed. The warrant was signed Jan. 28.

"In light of the circumstances we felt it was appropriate to recall the warrant. We hope the family can find a measure of comfort during this difficult period," George Gordon, a spokesman for the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety, said in a statement.

Brown, 21, is in a medically induced coma at Emory University Hospital after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub at her suburban Atlanta home on Jan. 31. She is the only daughter of Houston and R&B Singer Bobby Brown. Houston, 48, died on Feb. 11, 2012, after also being found unresponsive in a bathtub. Her death was ruled an accidental drowning but heart disease and cocaine use were listed as contributing factors.

Police have said no drugs were found in Bobbi Kristina Brown’s home.

IN-DEPTH

— Phil Helsel and Elisha Fieldstadt

Breaking News Emails

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.
MORE FROM news