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Troubled legislator to face charges related to Feb. 10 arrest

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Updated: 3/12/2013 11:14 am
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3) – Troubled Assemblyman Steven Brooks was charged this morning with several offenses related to his arrest Feb. 10 in a domestic dispute involving his estranged wife.

Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson made the announcement in a news release this morning.

Brooks is charged by way of criminal complaint with one felony count of resisting a public officer with use of a firearm, one gross misdemeanor count of assault on an officer, and two misdemeanors, including battery constituting domestic violence and obstructing a police officer.

If convicted, the felony charge carries a maximum sentence of five years and $10,000 fine.

A summons will be issued for Brooks to appear in Las Vegas Justice Court.

Brooks is on leave from the Nevada Assembly and barred from the Carson City building.



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