Judge to weigh stopping amnesty in its tracks
U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell is scheduled to hold a hearing on a request by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to halt President Obama's amnesty program while the legal arguments over its future continue. Testimony submitted to the federal court in ...
MCSO donates gifts to boy mauled by Mickey the pit bull
PHOENIX -- Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio played Santa on Friday to the 5-year-old boy who was mauled by Mickey the pit bull. Kevin Vicente visited the sheriff's office with his mother and unwrapped gift after gift, all donated by the sheriff's ...
Demonstrators gather in downtown Phoenix to protest police shootings
Protesters disbanded at Central Avenue and McDowell Road as police ordered them to get off of the tracks or be put in jail. According to Hillary Foose, Metro Light Rail spokeswoman, the light rail had experienced delays of 10 to 15 minutes around 5 p.m ...
Darren Sharper timeline
3/12/14 – Sharper charged with rape in Maricopa County, Arizona. 3/13/14 – In light of the Arizona charges, Sharper's $1 million bond is revoked and a judge orders him jailed indefinitely. 12/12/14 – State indictment against Darren Sharper, Erik Nunez ...
Ex-MCSO deputy's smuggling charges likely dismissed
Charges against a former Maricopa County Sheriff's deputy accused of being a part of a drug-and-human-smuggling ring will likely be dismissed because prosecutors failed to file an application for a wire-tap, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery ...
Prosecutor takes blame for flaw in MCSO corruption case
Prosecutor takes blame for flaw in case
Vehicle thieves flout jurisdiction, wind up in local court
Rather than extradite him to Maricopa County where the actual theft occurred, local prosecutors struck a plea deal with Bonholzer and a local judge sentenced him to three years probation, including 90 days in the county jail. Bonholzer's case is not ...
MCSO: Man, woman arrested after dogs, puppies found abandoned in Tonopah
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office said two adult dogs and seven five-week-old puppies were found abandoned at a home in Tonopah in November. MCSO said the dogs were "severely" emaciated and lethargic. The animals were taken to a veterinarian ...