Unhinged: Democrat assemblyman arrested for threatening to shoot colleague

Via the North Las Vegas Police Department:

North Las Vegas, NV - On January 19, 2013 at about 3:45 p.m. officers responded to a home in the northwestern part of North Las Vegas in reference to a report of threats to an elected public official. It was reported that Assemblyman Steven Brooks (40) of North Las Vegas made threats to harm a fellow State representative.

During the course of the preliminary investigation, Officers received corroborating witness statements supporting the victim’s report and began a search for Brooks. At about 5:30 p.m., Brooks was seen driving in the area of Carey Avenue and Mt. Hood Street, where he was taken into custody without incident during a traffic stop. Brooks was transported to the Las Vegas City Jail and booked on one count of intimidating a public officer by threat of physical violence (NRS 199.300).

A booking photo is attached.

Steven Brooks

By the way,  he’s a Democrat. And he threatened a fellow Democrat (House Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick).

One of Brooks’ former interns weighs in:

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