Assemblyman Steven Brooks, who has been the center of several bizarre incidents in the past couple of months, will take a medical leave after being sworn in Monday.
"He has some medical issues he needs to get wrapped up," said Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick, D-North Las Vegas.
Brooks was arrested after allegedly threatening violence against Kirkpatrick. That was followed by several other incidents including being placed on a 72 hour hold for psychiatric evaluation after an incident at his grandmother's home involving a sword.
Kirkpatrick said she doesn't know how long Brooks will be out during the legislative session: "It could …