James Saville

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    February 3, 2014

    Joe Arpaio's Top 10 Outrageous PR Stunts

    Sheriff Joe Arpaio cracks the whip, and his neutered poodles in the press jump through the hoops. From female chain gangs and inmate coloring contests to investigating President Obama's birth certificate and putting inmates on bread and water for defacing American flag stickers, Arpaio's pre-packa ... More >>

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    April 5, 2013

    Arpaio Uses Murder of West Virginia Sheriff for Self-Promotion

    There's no end to how Sheriff Joe Arpaio can spin anything for a bit of shameless self-promotion. In West Virginia Thursrday, Mingo County Sheriff Eugene Crum was shot while in his car on a lunch break. Moments later, and 1,950 miles away in Phoenix, this sad news is fed through Arpaio's media-perve ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011

    Joe Arpaio "Announces" Re-Election Bid, the Money-Grubbing Part, Anyway

    A "civil rights" investigation?! Who the heck does the president think he is?He just took you for $100 million in protected taxpayer funds.You are one of the following: 1) a senile ol' coot skerred of Messcans2) a tebagging piece of white trash with a do-rag and a Harley3) a rich Republican goober l ... More >>

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    August 2, 2010

    Joe Arpaio's Latest Bogus Death Threat

    Sheriff Joe never met a fake death threat he didn't like All it takes is a cell phone text and bit of garbled audio to get Sheriff Joe Arpaio running around like a chicken sans head. "America's toughest sheriff"? Puh-lease.  As was reported by Fox 10 back on July 29, and is now ... More >>

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    July 14, 2010

    Joe Arpaio, Kris Kobach and the Non-Existent Bomb

    Ava, could you start the car for me, hon?As much as many folks despise our ancient geezer of a gendarme Sheriff Joe, you have to give him props for his quip to a nativist rally for SB 1070 author and Kansas Secretary of State candidate Kris Kobach in Overland Park, Kansas yesterday.The "Illegal Mean ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009

    Joe Arpaio Cries Wolf, Links Self to Lou Dobbs Threat, Slanders Activists

    Is Sheriff Joe "America's Toughest Sheriff," or "America's Biggest Wimp"? That's what I can't help wondering as I read this latest press release from his PR staff. It lamely attempts to link the folks who protest Joe almost daily outside downtown Phoenix's Wells Fargo Building -- where Arpaio keeps ... More >>

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    October 28, 2008

    A Phony Murder Plot Against Joe Arpaio Winds Up Costing Taxpayers $1.1 Million

    James Saville with his sister Linda, in 2004. By John Dickerson Taxpayers spent $1,102,528.50 this year to settle another of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's lawsuits, New Times has learned through a public records request. The suit was brought by a man whom Arpaio framed in 1999 in a staged murder plot again ... More >>

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    June 26, 2008
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    October 18, 2007

    Breathtaking Abuse of the Constitution

    Joe Arpaio, Andy Thomas and Dennis Wilenchik hit New Times with grand jury subpoenas

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    October 11, 2007

    Pitiless P-Town

    The cranky cockatoo slams callous P-towners, pecks away at (sigh . . .) another bogus "plot" to off Sheriff Joe, and profiles the "Mexican Mutant"

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    August 23, 2007

    Grand Wizard Arpaio

    The plumed penman denounces Sheriff Joe's shenanigans, and chats with transgendered rocker Genesis P-Orridge about her gig at Anderson's

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    December 21, 2006

    Joe Strikes Back

    This vigilant vulture crafts a Christmas card to Sheriff Joe, as the Pinal County Attorney's Office threatens to seek a felony indictment against New Times

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    August 18, 2005

    Bird in Hand

    U.S. Attorney Paul Charlton has a rare opportunity to investigate Sheriff Joke. Will he do it?

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    April 28, 2005

    Enemies List

    Arpaio haters, perceived and otherwise, beware! Looks like Joe's up to his old tricks

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    June 24, 2004

    In the Crosshairs

    County lawmen boffing hookers isn't Sheriff Joe's only problem. Fed up with his thuggery, Arpaio's own political party has targeted him for defeat

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    October 14, 1999
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    August 5, 1999

    The Plot To Assassinate Arpaio

    It was a diabolical scheme. Problem is, most of it was hatched by the Sheriff's Office.