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Camden County Man Indicted on Felony Murder, Gun and Drug Charges

22 April 2022

District Attorney Keith Higgins announced today that a Camden County Grand
Jury has returned an indictment charging Varshan Lamont Brown, 47, of Woodbine, with the
offenses of Felony Murder, 2 counts of Aggravated Assault upon a Public Safety Officer,
Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute, Commission of a Crime by a Convicted Felon
Through Use of a Firearm, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.


The Felony Murder count alleges that while in the commission of an Aggravated Assault upon a
Public Safety Officer, Brown caused the death of Latoya James on May 4, 2021. The counts for
Aggravated Assault upon a Public Safety Officer allege that Brown shot a firearm at Downy
Casey, Jr. and shot a firearm in the direction of Michael Blaquiere, public safety officers who
were executing a search warrant for the Camden County Sheriff’s Office on May 4, 2021.


The indictment resulted from an investigation conducted by the Georgia Bureau of
Investigation. District Attorney Higgins and Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney Robert
German will prosecute the case.


Brown is currently incarcerated in the Camden County Jail.


Members of the media with further questions may contact the Brunswick Judicial Circuit District
Attorney’s Office at 912-554-7200.