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January 22, 2013
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Nevada lawmaker freed from jail in threat case

LAS VEGAS - A Nevada lawmaker was freed from jail following his weekend arrest on a felony charge of threatening to harm a state Assembly party leader at a home in North Las Vegas, a police spokeswoman said Monday.

Democratic Assemblyman Steven Brooks, 40, was held a little more than 24 hours before his release from the Las Vegas city jail Sunday evening, North Las Vegas police officer Chrissie Coon said.

A judge had set bail at $100,000 on a charge of intimidating a public officer by threat of physical violence before, Coon said. The first court date is Jan. …

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