VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly is set to be sentenced.
Steven Brooks pleaded no contest in March to evading a peace officer and resisting arrest in the March 28, 2013 pursuit along Interstate 15. Prosecutors agreed to drop charges alleging he threw an object out of his SUV and attacked a police dog.
Brooks faces two years and eight months in prison at a sentencing hearing scheduled for Friday morning. He is being held in a San Bernardino jail.
The freeway confrontation came hours after he was ousted from the Nevada legislature by colleagues who cited a pattern of bizarre behavior, and said they didn't feel safe around him.
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