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James Brown's daughter in jail in vehicle theft, assault incident

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 12:20 PM
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The daughter of music icon James Brown is being held in the Richmond County jail after being accused of stealing a vehicle in Augusta and injuring her boss outside a bank in North Augusta.

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Venisha Brown is being charged with theft by taking a motor vehicle in Richmond County and is being held for North Augusta authorities, Richmond County sheriff’s Investigator Billy Dixon said Tuesday.

North Augusta Public Safety has issued warrants against Brown for possession of a stolen vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident and first-degree assault and battery.

Police were called to the intersection of West and Pine Grove avenues in North Augusta about 9 a.m. Monday, where they found Hope Ellis Campbell, 46, of Grovetown, with injuries.

Campbell told officers she had spotted her employee, Brown, in a Chevrolet Suburban stolen from St. Stephen Ministries on Greene Street on Sunday and was trying to gain control of the vehicle when she was injured.

Campbell told officers that she reached into the sport utility vehicle to take the keys but that Brown accelerated, dragging Camp­bell into and over the hood of another vehicle parked near the Suburban.

Richmond County deputies recovered the SUVabout 1 a.m. Tuesday at 13th Street and Walton Way.

About two hours later, deputies were called to an altercation in the 500 block of Broad Street, where they found Brown arguing with another woman.

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Willow Bailey
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Willow Bailey 07/24/12 - 01:06 pm
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Well, I'm glad she's keeping

Well, I'm glad she's keeping her chin up. Seriously, is this really the same woman?

lifelongresident
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lifelongresident 07/24/12 - 01:17 pm
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crack.......nuff said
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crack.......nuff said

David Parker
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David Parker 07/24/12 - 01:18 pm
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Does anybody know what she

Does anybody know what she did for employment at the church? Just interested in details here.

happychimer
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happychimer 07/24/12 - 01:22 pm
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I was thinking the same

Willow I was thinking the same thing.

stillamazed
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stillamazed 07/24/12 - 01:30 pm
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What a difference a picture makes!!!!!!

At least they caught her. She is apparently, from these reports angry and dangerous.

KSL
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KSL 07/24/12 - 01:44 pm
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Do I have this right? The van

Do I have this right? The van was stolen from a location in Augusta. But it must not have been reported stolen to Augusta authorities if they are holding her for a warrant for the theft issued by N. Augusta. Questions needing logical answers.

kiwiinamerica
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kiwiinamerica 07/24/12 - 02:28 pm
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Venisha looks a
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Venisha looks a little...er........*cough*........ masculine, doesn't she?

KSL
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KSL 07/24/12 - 02:05 pm
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Maybe she didn't know it was

Maybe she didn't know it was being driven without authorization until she saw Brown in it???

SON of Scoob
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SON of Scoob 07/24/12 - 02:45 pm
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Obviously the stress of

Obviously the stress of breaking the law and getting arrested caused her to age.

Willow Bailey
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Willow Bailey 07/24/12 - 02:54 pm
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No, I'm not so sure about the

No, I'm not so sure about the photo on the other thread. It might be the wrong photo. It looks just like her sister, Denise. I asked Summer Moore to check on it. I'm too busy to photo shop them and place them side by side....but it just doesn't look right to me. We'll see.

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Sean Moores 07/24/12 - 03:43 pm
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@ Willow

That is Venisha Brown on the other story from a 2007 photo. I checked other photos from our archive and they match.

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Carleton Duvall 07/24/12 - 03:49 pm
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Son of Scoob

If that is your picture you have also aged.

happychimer
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happychimer 07/24/12 - 05:20 pm
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Sean what is going on? I

Sean what is going on? I can't post a thing without my post being removed. this is wrong and you know it.Nevermind. forget it. I see where this is going.I see Venisha Brown was arrested. good.

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CobaltGeorge 07/24/12 - 06:20 pm
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That Picture

also got me Poo-canned.
Remember, under AC rules, if you see an ugly baby, you must always say it is the most beautiful baby you have ever laid your eyes on!

madgerman
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madgerman 07/24/12 - 08:33 pm
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Are we looking for a mindless
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Are we looking for a mindless society where everyone agrees with everyone else? 1984 took a while to get here, but it apparently has arrived.

happychimer
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happychimer 07/24/12 - 09:12 pm
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Cobalt this is one time we

Cobalt this is one time we agree on something. The picture has been changed too, I see.

happychimer
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happychimer 07/24/12 - 09:30 pm
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cobalt check out jail report.

cobalt check out jail report. they have another mugshot. It is sad that she got herself in this kind of trouble.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 07/24/12 - 09:35 pm
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For Years

we did work for James Brown and all I can say is Drugs, Drugs, Drugs.
We can see what Drugs can do to a face.

KSL
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KSL 07/24/12 - 09:46 pm
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Well, all I can say is that I

Well, all I can say is that I am married to a man who continues to impress me with his numerous talents. At my request, he took a look at both pictures without benefit of the reports. I simply asked him if the pictures were of the same woman. He said yes. He has an artist's eye. CG will attest he also has a different kind of eye.

KSL
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KSL 07/24/12 - 09:48 pm
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Happy, it runs in the

Happy, it runs in the family.

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CobaltGeorge 07/24/12 - 10:09 pm
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KSL

Yea, Like a Bull's Eye.

Willow Bailey
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Willow Bailey 07/24/12 - 10:20 pm
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KSL, all I can say is hair

KSL, all I can say is hair and lipstick; absolutely amazing!!
Hard to say which one is the most important.

Though I still wish we could see a photo of Denise.

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allhans 07/24/12 - 10:31 pm
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Sad? People usually get what

Sad? People usually get what they ask for.
Sad is when bad things happen that is beyond your control.

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seenitB4 07/25/12 - 05:13 am
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Hugg

It was worth reading this just to see CGee & happy in a little hugg fest...:)

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/25/12 - 05:17 am
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Sean

SM...you haven't aged a minute...you are still looking good.....
will you look at my list again when you have a moment>>I really don't bother ya much....:)
Do you notice I'm trying to be good.....:)

lifelongresident
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lifelongresident 07/25/12 - 08:09 am
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she looks like a man, by the
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she looks like a man, by the way she's dressed it seems she likes girls

BamaMan
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BamaMan 07/25/12 - 12:16 pm
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What is St. Stephen

What is St. Stephen Ministries?

kiwiinamerica
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kiwiinamerica 07/25/12 - 02:10 pm
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Amusing how they found Brown,
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Amusing how they found Brown, in the end. Down on the 500 block of Broad Street at 3am "arguing with another woman". IOW, causing a disturbance and probably facing another assault charge if the cops hadn't showed up and the argument had continued.

How many times has this woman been busted over the years? Anyone know? A bunch, I bet.

Her middle name seems to be "trouble".

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JamesIvery 07/26/12 - 01:20 am
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TO CATCH A THIEF!

So glad this thief was caught! great job RCSO.
And God said "A liar and a thief cannot tarry in my eyesight!"
Throw the book at her, lock her up and throw away the key, if she gets out she'll try to steal somebody else's property!
I am angry right now because somebody stole my wheel chair accessible van on July 2 2012.......Light faded Blue 86 chevy G20, if seen please call the police 911.

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