Sheriff Joe Arpaio's financial disclosure forms for his re-election campaign show an ocean of greenbacks flowing into the coffers of Summit Consulting, the firm owned by local Republican consultant Chad Willems.
Willems is one of the political geniuses who ran former state Senate President Russell ... More >>
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The stink from Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office wafts on:
Joel Fox, the love-swollen former cap ... More >>
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Maricopa County Treasurer Charles "Hos" Hoskins has been th ... More >>
The Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office has issued a determination as to the cause of death for Marty Atencio, the Army vet brutally beaten and Tased in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's infamous Fourth Avenue Jail on December 15, then shipped off brain dead to Saint Joseph's Hospital, where his family ult ... More >>
Maricopa County has dumped Cave Creek Councilman Steven LaMar following his failure to convince a federal judge that a $975,000 payment to Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox might need further authorization.LaMar was appointed to defend the county in late 2010 against the claims and subsequent lawsuits by ... More >>
Barbara Mundell, the now-retired Maricopa Superior Court Judge targeted in an unethical investigation by county lawmen, received $500,000 from the county to settle a lawsuit.Susan Schuerman, the executive assistant for Supervisor Don Stapley, also received a $500,000 settlement, county officials con ... More >>
Two weeks ago, I reported on a hearing before U.S. District Court Judge G. Murray Snow in the ACLU's big racial-profiling lawsuit against Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Melendres v. Arpaio. During that hearing, Snow scheduled the seven-day trial to begin on July 19.After the hearing, outside the Sandra Day O'C ... More >>
Shawn Nau, Maricopa County's general government director, was responsible for leaking records about former deputy Joel Fox to the press in apparent defiance of a court order.Though county spokeswoman Cari Gerchick told us last week that the leaker had received a written reprimand for his actions, ... More >>
Sheriff Joe Arpaio talked to an investigator for five-and-a-half hours in January. Yet no record of that interview will be released to the public, says the Pinal County Sheriff's Office.
The $102,000 bill for the job of rooting out high-level corruption at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office ... More >>
Aubuchon: "delusional hubris" personified Bunny boiler. Sorry, all I could think of as I read through Maricopa County Hearing Officer Harold Merkow's report on former Deputy County Attorney Lisa Aubuchon and her ongoing appeal of her dismissal, was Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction. What will it take, ... More >>
Forget the lame lawsuit, we want to see Joe indictedAfter more than a year and a-half of investigation, requests for documents and access, and threats and deadlines, the U.S. Department of Justice has at last, reluctantly, taken some action and sued Sheriff Joe Arpaio in federal court to force him t ... More >>
A lawyer for Maricopa County Supervisor Andy Kunasek chides a sheriff's official to put up or shut up on a new, vague accusation of wrongdoing made last week.
The letter by attorney David Derickson also implies that the allegation by Chief Deputy David Hendershott of a theft ... More >>
Cough up those docs, Joe, or it's Tent City for you, bub.
He may think he's answerable to no one, but a Pima County judge has ruled that Sheriff Joe Arpaio cannot thumb his nose at the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors when they come calling for financial records and order him to attend a h ... More >>
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will leave the Wells Fargo building in downtown Phoenix if doing so will save taxpayers' money, according to a statement released today.
The Board of Supervisors, though, which Arpaio has accused of engaging in a criminal conspira ... More >>
Sheriff Joe Arpaio likes expensive attorneys.Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has spared no expense in his quest to read emails penned by court administrators -- filing a lawsuit, an appeal after he lost the lawsuit, and finally a special action after he lost the appeal.But Arpaio isn't d ... More >>