The daughter of music legend James Brown was arrested for allegedly stealing a vehicle from St. Stephens Ministries in Augusta and injuring her boss, Hope Ellis Campbell, outside a bank in North Augusta. Vernisha Brown is being held in the Richmond County jail and is being charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident and first-degree assault and battery. Richmond County police recovered the vehicle around 1 a.m Tuesday and about two hours later, they found Brown arguing with another woman. The Augusta Chronicle has the full story.

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.

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.

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