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January 20, 2013


Nevada Lawmaker in Jail After Threatening Speaker

Nevada assemblyman Steven Brooks (D) is in jail, arrested for threatening Speaker-elect Marilyn Kirkpatrick (D), the Las Vegas Sun reports.

"A source said he was arrested with a loaded gun after threatening to shoot Kirkpatrick... Another Democratic source with knowledge of the situation said Brooks publicly threatened to harm Kirkpatrick because he was unhappy with the committee assignments given to him by Kirkpatrick."

"Democratic sources with knowledge of the caucus said that Brooks' behavior in caucus meetings had been 'erratic' and leadership had begun documenting his behavior."












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