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Brooks Due in Southern California Court Twice This Week

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Former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks is scheduled to appear in a Southern California courtroom Tuesday and Thursday.

Brooks' is scheduled to appear on charges stemming from a car chase and police confrontation from March. The two hearings will determine if there is enough evidence against Brooks to charge him with a crime.

Brooks has been in San Bernardino County jail since his March 28th arrest along Interstate 15 in Victorville – the same day Nevada lawmakers voted to expel Brooks from the Legislature following his streak of erratic behavior.

Brooks' defense previously asked that he be enrolled in a mental court program that would allow him out on probation and hold him accountable for receiving mental health treatment. That plan was rejected.

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