APS superintendent Brooks hospitalized after 911 call

Updated: 11/15/2013 5:54 PM | Created: 11/15/2013 12:51 PM
By: Erica Zucco, KOB Eyewitness News 4

APS Superintendent Winston Brooks returned to work after getting treated at the hospital.

His medical condition came to light during a very worrisome 911 call and police response to his home.

Brooks called 911 about a fight with his wife, but as he made claims about what she’d done that night, she yelled over him.

“My husband has diabetes,” she said.

A Bernalillo County sheriff’s report says when deputies arrived at their Cedar Crest home, Brooks’ wife said he was disoriented and making up stories. The report says while deputies spoke with him, he said he had been under a great amount of pressure lately. Deputies say he went from talking normal to crying and back. A medical rescue team checked him out.

A report says they found extremely high sugar levels and elevated blood pressure. In a statement, Brooks said he was hospitalized for an irregular heartbeat and thanked Presbyterian Hospital, his wife, his family and friends for support over the past few days.

He says he was released with a clean bill of health and is ready to be back at work.

In the police report, deputies concluded there was no evidence of domestic violence. It was recorded as a medical call.

APS superintendent Winston Brooks

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