Police: Ousted Nev. Lawmaker Attacked K-9 with Wrench
April 01, 2013
Police chased a former lawmaker on a freeway between Las Vegas and Los Angeles and arrested him at gunpoint following a struggle, hours after he became the first person ever expelled from the Nevada Legislature.
Steven Brooks was jailed in California's San Bernardino County after being subdued with punches and a Taser. Police alleged he attacked a police dog with a wrench.
Brooks' arrest Thursday near the California city of Victorville was his third since January, and came just hours after colleagues in the Legislature deemed the Democrat from North Las Vegas too dangerous and unpredictable to serve his elected term. Lawmakers wept Thursday as they cited concerns about their own safety and evidence collected about an increasingly bizarre series of public incidents.
Read the full Associated Press story.
Police: Nev. Lawmaker Reached for Cop's Gun During Arrest
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Trigger @ 4/2/2013 7:17 AM
Wow, what a wack job. Hope the dog is ok.
Kilrbc @ 4/3/2013 6:43 AM
When I met him about a year ago, he seemed like a nice guy. The past 6 months have been a downward battle that he has lost. Time to lock him up and get him some help...
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