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 >>
The definition of "death threat" continues to grow for Sheriff Joe Arpaio.The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office arrested a Peoria man for making a "death threat" against Arpaio, by making a comment online about taking a $2 million bounty from Mexican drug cartels for Arpaio's head. The main problem, ... More >>
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's boys found a guy on the Internet who said he "want[s]" to blow Arpaio's head off -- a "death threat," as Arpaio calls it.It was just the latest in a long line of questionable "death threats" against Arpaio, which never seem to put the elderly sheriff in any sort of danger.See al ... More >>
Deputies from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office are taking a vacation tracking down a wanted man in Southern California this week, after yet another non-credible "death threat" was directed at Sheriff Joe Arpaio.It appears that saying you "want" to blow Arpaio's head off is the same thing as thre ... More >>
Most of the media types in this town have no problem donning their kneepads for Sheriff Joe Arpaio. See Also: Joe Arpaio B-Day Bomb: Judge Wants Monitor in Melendres Al Sharpton: Joe Arpaio, "Arrogant," Racial Profiling a "National Disgrace" Joe Arpaio and the MCSO Need a Court-Appointed Babysitte ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
from SOF Does this mean we can drop him behind enemy lines in Afghanistan? Purty please...? It should be no surprise that a cheesy, old-man's magazine like Soldier of Fortune would stick our septuagenarian sheriff's mug on the cover and proceed to pucker up to him in a puff pie ... More >>
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 >>
Joe Arpaio, Andy Thomas and Dennis Wilenchik hit New Times with grand jury subpoenas
The cranky cockatoo slams callous P-towners, pecks away at (sigh . . .) another bogus "plot" to off Sheriff Joe, and profiles the "Mexican Mutant"
The plumed penman denounces Sheriff Joe's shenanigans, and chats with transgendered rocker Genesis P-Orridge about her gig at Anderson's
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
U.S. Attorney Paul Charlton has a rare opportunity to investigate Sheriff Joke. Will he do it?
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
One of Arpaio's grandest busts faces a serious legal challenge
It was a diabolical scheme. Problem is, most of it was hatched by the Sheriff's Office.
Wry Metroland whips life choices into an English lather