Jason Brown, former Independence coach of 'Last Chance U' fame, charged with eight felonies - Parsons Sun: Sports

Jason Brown, former Independence coach of 'Last Chance U' fame, charged with eight felonies

Sean Frye | sfrye@parsonssun.com | Posted: Friday, June 28, 2019 8:13 pm

INDEPENDENCE — Jason Brown, the former Independence Community College football coach, is facing eight felony counts for allegedly stealing the identity of a lawyer in an attempt to silence local newspapers.

Brown, who gained notoriety for being featured on the Netflix documentary series “Last Chance U,” is charged with four counts of blackmail, four counts of identity theft, all felonies, as well as two counts of criminal false communication, both misdemeanors. The Montgomery County Attorney’s Office filed charges Friday.

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