WAUKESHA, Wisconsin – On Tuesday, the sentencing phase of the Darrell Brooks trial has been put on hold after a “serious threat” was received, and the courtroom was immediately cleared.
After two minors spoke to the court, the entire courtroom was cleared – after it was learned threats were made to the court through the dispatch center. The courtroom was cleared – and Waukesha County Sheriff Eric Severson is now on the scene – as is extra security.
Court officials have indicated the witness statements are expected to resume shortly.
You can watch the Darrell Brooks trial when the court reconvenes here: