Former Richland County Recreation Commissioner acquitted

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Published: Dec. 8, 2021 at 10:12 AM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Former Richland County Recreation Commissioner James Brown III has been acquitted of all charges.

Brown III was charged with 3rd-degree criminal sexual conduct, 3rd-degree attempted criminal sexual conduct, intimidation of a witness and three counts of misconduct in office, according to SLED.

Officials announced his acquittal on Tuesday.

Brown II was arrested in 2016 on other charges.

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