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.