Arpaio: Whoring out the MCSO to Steven SeagalSo it's Friday --traditionally a slow news day -- which means time for another Sheriff Joe Arpaio media stunt, this one to help his buddy Steven Seagal's A&E reality series Steven Seagal: Lawman.Although the media has been told to "embargo" this one f ... More >>
James KingMaricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio displays the large amount of contraband he claims was discovered by detention officers over the last three days. He says the goodies are often thrown to inmates over a fence, or smuggled in by work release inmates.Straight from Maricopa County Sheriff ... More >>
Dr. Don UnderwoodThe Maricopa County Sheriff's Office confirms to New Times that detectives have recovered a video at the home of Dr. Don Underwood -- the Anthem naturopathic doctor (N.D.) accused of molesting a 9-year-old boy -- that shows a man and a boy taking a shower together.The man, MCSO L ... More >>
Sal Reza and lawyer Stephen Montoya, takin' Sheriff Joe to court
Phoenix civil rights activist Salvador Reza filed suit two days ago in federal court against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and several high-ranking Arpaio henchmen over Reza's false arrest on July 30 by a pack of MCSO ... More >>
Kris Kobach? That's some "impartial" source you got there, SeanThe paranoia has been reaching a fever-pitch both in and over an e-mail recently sent out by the local nativist organization Ban Amnesty Now, which claims that "illegals" are looking to steal the upcoming midterm elections. The e-ma ... More >>
Reza in court after his false arrest and imprisonment on July 30
I recently obtained paperwork related to the MCSO's July 30 arrest of Phoenix civil rights leader Salvador Reza. The file is chock full of absurd, asinine attempts by the sheriff's office to deflect criticism ... More >>
From left, Jason Odhner, Kristy Theilen, Monica Sandschafer, and Joel Nelson, after being released from the 4th Avenue Jail following their arrests for "clapping" at a public meeting in 2008
A group of seven activists either arrested or cited by the sheriff's office as ... More >>
The four Dream Walkers after confronting Sheriff Joe: From left, in pink, Carlos Roa, Felipe Matos, Juan Rodriguez (behind Matos), and Gaby Pacheco
They entered the belly of the beast, and they hugged it out with El Diablo. Literally.
That's right, the four undocumented students many know sim ... More >>
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Maricopa County health officials denied reports by the Sheriff's Office that 160 jail inmates had been quarantined two months ago because of four illegal immigrants with chicken pox.
Officials also downplayed a news release issued by Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office last ... More >>
from Jon SullivanMontini scores a pizza from Joe. What's next, flowers and a date?Can Arpaio Twitter via his ancient Smith Corona typewriter? That's what's been keeping me up late as I ponder the true author or authors of Joe's very active Twitter account. In his recent deposition in the big Me ... More >>
Stung by criticism from yours truly this past Sunday when I pointed out that Sheriff Arpaio had cited a nonexistent law as the legal justification for his anti-immigrant, down-on-the-brown sweeps, the MCSO has just sent out an e-mail admitting their fumble, and attempting to right it. Problem is, th ... More >>
Do the lefties have Joe on the ropes, or is he playing rope-a-dope?
Ramping up the pressure on ICE, the Obama administration and Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the American Civil Liberties Union has just issued a press release demanding that Arpaio be stripped of all of his 287(g) authority, includi ... More >>
Seems Big Stat has some eye trouble when it comes to Arpaio's bigoted misdeeds...(Hey, wasn't he in Escape from New York?)Is Phoenix Suns forward Amar'e Stoudemire blind to the truth about Sheriff Joe Arpaio?Apparently so, and in more than one eye. According to recent news reports, Big Stat w ... More >>
A convicted child rapist who escaped custody at the Maricopa County Superior Court on Tuesday helped himself to a court commissioner's leather jacket before walking out the front door of the court building, says a source close to the investigation.
Adrian Gonzalez Cruz, 28, showed u ... More >>
"Frankie the Snitch" groveling before the Board of Supervisors in September.
I had a funny feeling the MCSO might block yours truly if I headed down to the love-in between Guadalupe Mayor Frankie Montiel and Joe Arpaio today at the Wells Fargo Building, where Joe has his high-rent offices. But ... More >>