Waukesha suspect Darrell Brooks is a convicted sex offender

Posted 8 days ago


The suspect in the deadly Christmas parade attack in Waukesha, Wisconsin, is a convicted sex offender who fathered a child with a 15-year-old girl, records show.

Darrell Brooks, 39, was convicted in 2006 for having consensual sex with a teenage girl in Nevada who later gave birth to his child, according to the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office.

He pleaded guilty and was placed on probation.

The suspect was busted in 2016 for failing to register as a sex offender. He was released on bail but failed to show up to court, leading to a warrant being issued for his arrest.

Brooks is listed as non-compliant due to failure to register or update his personal information such as address and employer, according to records from the Nevada Sex Offender Registry.

He was arrested in 2016, but jumped bail and has had a warrant out for his arrest since. Law enforcement believed him to be in Wisconsin, but could not confirm it.

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