Our sources, it appears, were correct.
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office just confirmed that three sheriff's deputies have been arrested in connection with a drug- and human-smuggling operation.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio and County Attorney Bill Montgomery plan to brief the media on the busts at 3:30 this afternoon.
According to the MCSO, "Arpaio will discuss a year long investigation started by his office into a drug- and human-smuggling operation involving illegal aliens with ties to Mexico which has resulted in numerous arrests today including three Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Officers."
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Earlier today, local TV news outlets showed aerial images of the Goodyear SWAT Team assisting sheriff's deputies serve a warrant at a home near 69th Avenue and Pierce Street.
According to ABC 15, another home was seen with crime tape blocking off the street at 69th and Cypress, and a search warrant has reportedly been served at 59th Avenue and Latham.
We'll be at the sheriff's press conference this afternoon. Check back to Valley Fever for all the details.