07/25/2012 08:26 am ET Updated Sep 24, 2012

Russell Brand To Be Charged In Cell Phone Throwing Case

Russell Brand will be charged with a crime for throwing a paparazzi's iPhone through a glass window in New Orleans back in March ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... the Orleans Parish District Attorney's office has finally decided to go forward and prosecute the actor ... and will file one charge of misdemeanor criminal damage to property against Brand sometime today.

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