We just returned from the Arizona Court of Appeals, where a three-judge panel heard arguments in the curious contempt case of Adam Stoddard.
Readers surely remember the unprecedented (as far as we can tell) case -- about a sheriff's detention officer who got into a pickle last October ... More >>
Judge Lisa FloresInmates aren't being transported to the courtroom of Maricopa County Superior Judge Lisa Flores because the Sheriff's Office hasn't replaced Adam Stoddard, the detention officer in jail on a contempt-of-court order.
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The detention officer who swiped papers from a defense attorney's file during an October sentencing hearing will report to jail today, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said.
"My officer will surrender," Arpaio said during a news conference, adding that he wouldn't say exactly where offic ... More >>
www.citizensrequired.comAccording to the sheriff, nobody tells his guys what to do except Sheriff Joe himself -- not even Maricopa County Superior Court judges.This morning, a Maricopa County detention officer was found in contempt of court for taking documents out of defense attorney Joanne Cucc ... More >>
Like we needed more evidence of the insidious culture of corruption that pervades the entire Maricopa County Sheriff' Office: Check out this video from Channel 12 News, as reported on by Joe Dana. According to Dana, the video is of a court hearing last week for jail inmate Antonio Lozano, who was be ... More >>