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Brunswick commissioner accused of racketeering

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City Commissioner James Brooks is accused of racketeering in Camden County. City Commissioner James Brooks is accused of racketeering in Camden County.
CAMDEN CO., GA (WTOC) -

A Brunswick city commissioner arrested in connection to the murder of a toddler more than a week ago - is in jail once again.

James Brooks faces racketeering charges in nearby Camden County. According to an indictment, Brooks is accused of taking money in exchange for helping at least two men get liquor licenses and city permits.

Last week, Brooks was charged with obstructing the investigation and influencing a witness in the case of a toddler shot in Brunswick. His attorney has said he wasn't trying to interfere with the investigation.

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