If your engine was ripped out of your car, would you be able to spot your engine if you ever saw it?For one Peoria man, the answer to that question is "yes," and a chop-shop owner was busted after the victim recognized the engine from his stolen Ford Mustang had been placed in another Mustang, which ... More >>
Brett Mecum, local Republican Party operative and dirt magnet, has landed a job as legislative liaison for someone with a reputation even more tarnished than his: State Attorney General Tom Horne. Mecum was fired as the Arizona GOP's executive director in May of 2011 for unknown reasons. But it was ... More >>
Since being fired as state Republican Party executive director last summer, Brett Mecum has found work as a political consultant and is helping out on state Senator Frank Antenori's Congressional bid.Antenori's one of several Republicans seeking to fill the seat left vacant by Congresswoman Gabri ... More >>
Brett Mecum, former executive director for the state Republican Party, lost his speeding case last month after a two-year court battle.The criminal speeding case of Brett Mecum, former executive director for the state Republican Party, ended last month after a two-year odyssey through the court s ... More >>
MCSO Gerald SeyfriedIf there's one thing 37-year-old alleged meth head Gerald Alfred Seyfried won't do, it's go quietly.Seyfried got popped over the weekend after setting a fire on a sidewalk for no apparent reason. Rather than explain the situation to the arresting officers, he started a ... More >>
Phoenix PDEduardo PimentalIt's been three months since 90-year-old Semoure Sendrow was murdered after withdrawing $20,000 from a bank to give to charities as his annual Christmas donation, and last night, police arrested the man they say killed him.Last night, Phoenix police arrested 22-year-old ... More >>
Phoenix police are searching for two unknown men believed responsible for the robbery and eventual death of a 90-year-old man. Police say the man, Seymour Sendrow, died on Sunday as a result of his declining health due to injuries sustained during the robbery.
The "Bad Teeth Bandit" hard at work.The man now-dubbed by the Phoenix Police Department as the "Bad Teeth Bandit" has struck again, this time hitting a Wells Fargo on Tatum Boulevard in Phoenix not too far from a different Wells Fargo he robbed a few weeks ago.The suspect, described as a white ma ... More >>
Justin Draper, seen here in the mug shot from his 2009 arrest, pleaded guilty this month in the 2006 Surprise crash that left three teens dead.A 22-year-old Surprise man has pleaded guilty in a 2006 crash that left three teens dead, and the firefighter mom of one victim is being treat ... More >>
Phoenix PDIt isn't uncommon for police to release details about certain physical characteristics of a suspect involved in a crime. A tattoo, a scar -- things along those lines.According to the Phoenix Police Department, one of the characteristics that might help track down the guy who robbed a ba ... More >>
www.automaticmusicgroup.net If you've never heard of rapper/producer "The Hard Money Lender," don't worry, neither have we. But his days ballin' as a Los Angeles rap mogul may have come to an end since federal authorities are ordering him to turn over about $25 million worth of as ... More >>
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To try and fill vacant homes and revitalize neighborhoods, the city of Phoenix is offering residents a $15,000 loan toward a down payment on a foreclosed home. The stipulations are that loan recipients must live in the house and arrange their own mortgages...More than 150 Arizona soldiers from the 3 ... More >>
One of our fleet-fingered readers managed to cut and paste the text of a right-wing blog post and its comments about Brett Mecum (above), executive director of the Arizona Republican Party, just before blog site deleted the content. Like many blog sites, including our own Valley ... More >>
Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas (right) has decided it's okay to prosecute "super-speeders" caught by freeway speed cameras, reversing a decision he made in March. And leadfoot state Republican Party director Brett Mecum (see police mugshot below) is one of the first to ... More >>
The Department of Public Safety just announced why Brett Mecum, the 30-year-old executive director of the Arizona Republican Party, was arrested this morning at party headquarters: Mecum, the glum-faced guy in the picture, was caught by a freeway speed camera on April 10 doing 109 mph in his sports ... More >>
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