Romulus police officer accused of road rage with gun while off-duty in Van Buren Township

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David Brooks

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A Romulus police officer is accused of being the aggressor in a road rage incident May 29 on Belleville Road near Interstate 94 in Van Buren Township.

David Brooks was off-duty at the time of the alleged road rage. Van Buren Township police officers were told two trucks were involved and that one of the drivers had a handgun.

They pulled Brooks over in his Dodge Ram pickup truck when he was traveling northbound on Belleville Road.

After an investigation by the Van Buren Police Department and review by the Wayne County prosecutor, Brooks was charged with felonious assault and felony firearm. He was arraigned on Thursday at the 34th District Court in Romulus before Judge Tina Brooks-Green.

He was released on a personal recognizance bond and is scheduled to appear for a preliminary exam at the 34th District Court at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13.

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