McLean County man on parole accused of possessing more than 30 grams of crack 

A McLean County judge released Brooks with conditions. (Photo courtesy: WJBC/File)

By Blake Haas

BLOOMINGTON – A 44-year-old Bloomington man stands accused of possessing more than 30 grams of crack cocaine. 

Samuel Brooks, who was on parole for a previous narcotic sentence in McLean County, was allegedly driving a bicycle on Lee St. in the northbound lane against traffic. 

According to an affidavit, Bloomington Police attempted to stop Brooks, who began pedaling away from authorities. 

McLean County Prosecutors say Brooks then allegedly removed an object from his pants and crashed near North Lee St. 

Authorities found Brooks hiding on W. Market St. 

During a search of the area, authorities allegedly found a bag with more than 30 grams of crack. 

Brooks was previously sentenced to 6 years in Mclean County for manufacturing and delivering up to 15 grams of cocaine. 

According to online court records, Brooks was released with conditions. 

Blake Haas can be reached at [email protected].


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