James Brown’s Daughter Arrested For Car Theft

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venisha brown arrested Venisha Brown (pictured), the daughter of legendary soul singer James Brown, was arrested after she allegedly stole her boss’s SUV and injured her outside of a North Augusta, Ga., bank, the Augusta Chronicle reports.

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Brown reportedly stole the SUV on Sunday, and her boss, Hope Campbell, 46, told cops that she spotted Brown driving her Chevy Suburban SUV a day later. When Campbell spotted her car, she tried to gain control of the vehicle by taking the keys out of the ignition.

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But Brown allegedly accelerated, dragging the woman in to and over the hood of a nearby parked vehicle. Campbell was transported to a hospital by ambulance. The extent of her injuries is unknown.

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Brown reportedly left the scene of the crime.

The two women worked together at St. Stephens Ministry of Augusta Inc., an organization dedicated to providing housing for persons with HIV/AIDS, where Campbell serves as the program’s executive director.

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The SUV was recovered by Richmond County deputies on the street during the wee hours of Tuesday morning. About two hours after the SUV was discovered, they received a call about a heated dispute between Brown and another woman.

Brown was later charged with possession of a stolen vehicle in Richmond County. She is also wanted by North Augusta authorities on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident, and first-degree assault and battery, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Brown remains in custody in Richmond County jail.

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