Man Accused of Killing 5 at Wisconsin Parade Had Lengthy Police Record

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Dozens of people were injured, including children, after an S.U.V. tore through the Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wis.
WAUKESHA, Wis. — He had been arrested time and again since he was a teenager, accused of battery and domestic abuse and resisting the police. Earlier this month, prosecutors in Milwaukee said, he intentionally ran over a woman he knew with a maroon Ford Escape.

But Darrell E. Brooks, 39, was quickly freed from jail on bond after prosecutors requested what they now say was an inappropriately low bail. By Sunday evening, as a Christmas parade was making its way through downtown Waukesha,…
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