Transcript for Former Nevada Lawmaker Arrested After High Speed Chase
441 year old Stephen John Brooks of Las Vegas it's been quite an erratic past few months. His latest brush with trouble came last nights ago when he was arrested in Victorville after a high speed pursuit that covered nearly thirty mines. Since 2010 he had served as a member of the Nevada state assembly. But people around him say he often showed signs of erratic behavior even allegedly threatening the life of another state assembly member. This is the booking photo from a domestic violence arrest last month in fact things were apparently getting so out of hand that the state assembly actually voted. -- kick him out in a phone call -- Brooks shortly afterwards. He had this to say about his former colleagues and. I'm -- but I tell anybody get -- -- And soon after Brooks hit the road. Driving south on I fifteen towards Southern California. But just passed -- are still he got involved in a police pursuit leading officers on a chase all the way to Victorville. It came to an end when he hit a spike strip. The struggle after word was all caught on camera by Jennifer Simpson's husbands. You can't get up and you see officer hitting him and I admit I saw on the video -- a -- product looks brutal. But -- my angle he was really fighting men and I think that. What they did to get him to calm down was completely justified. So the former Nevada lawmaker who was actually boarded Los Angeles and went to college it UC Riverside. Is now in jail. On a number of felony charges in Victorville rob MacMillan ABC seven Eyewitness News.
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