Two Charged with Child Neglect

The Sheriff’s Office yesterday charged a man and a young woman with four counts of Child Neglect, citing neglect on Wednesday. Booked yesterday were 37-year-old James Wilton Brown and 19-year-old Deannah Marie Brown, both of 199 Todd Road, Gray Court. Warrants state that on August 20th the defendants placed at unreasonable risk of harm or caused to be done unlawfully any bodily harm to a minor child, and that the defendants had custody of the four minor children and are their parent or guardian. James and Deannah Brown were being held in the Johnson Detention Center overnight, pending a bond hearing today.