Ex-Nevada lawmaker to be sentenced in Calif. case

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Updated: 7/25 12:58 pm

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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kdavis52 - 7/25/2014 10:34 AM
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He is such an idiot. What makes him think he is so special that he can get away with battery? Maybe he's trying to be like O.J. Simpson.
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