Waukesha Parade Suspect Received $1,000 Bail Despite Red-Flag Rating

Waukesha suspect Darrell Brooks (Courtesy of the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department)
Waukesha suspect Darrell Brooks reportedly posed ‘serious risk’ to commit new criminal activity after his Nov. 2 arrest, according to pretrial assessment, and other Milwaukee County domestic abuse case bails have reportedly been set similar to Brooks. (Courtesy of the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department)

November 30, 2021 – In Breaking News – Fox News

When deputies walked Waukesha suspect Darrell Brooks in front of a Milwaukee judge on Nov. 5 after he allegedly ran over his ex with the same SUV used in the deadly Christmas parade attack weeks later, a pretrial investigator had already raised flags about a serious potential to commit more crimes if let out on bail.

The court was aware both of his extensive criminal past – stretching back two decades – and the active risk he presented to the public, the document shows.

(Prosecutors have charged suspect, Darrell Brooks Jr, with intentional homicide. Six people were killed in the Wisconsin Christmas parade attack, after a red SUV was driven into crowds in the Waukesha celebrations. Brooks was initially charged with 5 deaths, yet sadly, the additional death of an 8-year-old child was announced in court. The attack in the Milwaukee suburb also left 62 people injured. Courtesy of The Sun and YouTube. Posted on Nov 24, 2021.)

He also had an active hold from the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office and the documented noted that “Mr. Brooks is diagnosed with a serious and persistent illness which he is not receiving treatment for.”

A graph outlining his risk factors labeled him a six for the risk of new criminal activity, the most severe rating available. He received a four for a risk of failure to appear for future court dates.

A graph outlining Darrell Brooks risk factors labeled him a six for the risk of new criminal activity, the most severe rating available, and he received a four for a risk of failure to appear for future court dates, in his Milwaukee County Pretrial Risk Assessment Report.

The investigator also recommended pretrial supervision and a mental health evaluation.

Yet the assistant district attorney and court commissioner on the case set his bail at $1,000 anyway.

Cedric Cornwall, the commissioner who set Brooks’ bail, has not responded to repeated requests for an explanation.

Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm last week called the sum “inappropriately low” and announced an investigation into his own office for recommending the figure that Cornwall agreed to – but he’s also declined repeated requests from Fox News Digital for further comment on the issue.

Brooks has been in and out of criminal court for more than two decades, serving time in prison and racking up convictions for domestic violence, child sex crimes, firearms, drugs and battery.

(The man who plowed into a crowd of people during a parade in Wisconsin, killing at least five and injuring 40 more, has been named locally as Darrell Brooks Jr, a rapper who was released from prison on $1,000 bail. Courtesy of The Telegraph and YouTube. Posted on Nov 22, 2021.)

He also had a history of bail jumping offenses – including an active warrant out of Nevada for skipping court on another sex crime charge.

Continue reading… Waukesha Christmas parade suspect Darrell Brooks received $1K bail despite red-flag rating, court docs show

(Other Milwaukee County domestic abuse case bails set similar to Waukesha parade suspect’s – A bail set by a Milwaukee County Assistant District Attorney was later called “inappropriately low” by DA John Chisholm, after Darrell Brooks was accused of driving his car through a holiday parade in Waukesha, killing six. Courtesy of TMJ4 News and YouTube. Posted on Nov 23, 2021.)

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