BARSTOW, Calif. (AP) — Former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges stemming from a freeway chase that police in California said ended with a violent struggle hours after he was ousted from office for bizarre behavior. Brooks, 41, entered the plea during a video-conference arraignment in San Bernardino County Superior Court to four counts that include resisting an officer, felony evading and assault on a police animal. A preliminary hearing was set for April 9. If convicted of all the counts, Brooks could face a maximum sentence of five years, four months in prison. Last week, …
Brooks pleads not guilty in chase after ouster
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