During the argument, Brooks allegedly shoved her to the ground, leaving a cut on her right eye and a bruise on her left, according to a criminal complaint.
“The defendant got on top of her when she was on the floor, grabbed her throat and squeezed,” die klag sê. “This action made it extremely difficult for her to breath.”
The court documents are the latest to shed light on Brooks’ sprawling criminal history that includes numerous incidents of brutal domestic violence — foreshadowing the horrific attack on holiday revelers at an annual Christmas parade Nov. 21 in Waukesha.
Brooks allegedly plowed his red Ford Escape into the crowd, killing six people and injuring more than 60.
The woman told police that the quarrel began Feb. 19, 2010, at her apartment in Nekoosa, Wisconsin, after Brooks flew into a rage over calls she’d gotten from other men, die klag sê.
Brooks had been staying with her the prior week in the small Midwestern town about two and half hours north of Milwaukee, volgens hofstukke.
After he choked the woman, who was in her 20s, he fled. He returned the next morning at 9 am. and broke down her door to retrieve a large, black duffel bag he had left behind, prompting the ex-girlfriend to call the cops.
He was arrested for strangulation and suffocation, misdemeanor battery and criminal damage to property and held on a $ 5,000 cash bond, hofrekords wys.