Attwood on Arpaio's cockroachesBack in August, I wrote up my interview with former ecstasy kingpin Shaun Attwood, whose memoir Hard Time: A Brit in America's Toughest Jail provides a harrowing account of his two years in Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's medieval prison complex.Filth, c ... More >>
Joe's jails get thumbs up from the feds? When javelinas fly... If you read today's Arizona Republic or watched Fox News last night, you might be under the mistaken impression that Sheriff Joe Arpaio's vast incarceration complex has undergone an audit from the U.S. Marshals Service and ear ... More >>
courtesy of Shaun Attwood Attwood in a PR pic for his new book... Here's a little news for those Sand Land haters out there who've dissed Shaun Attwood's book Hard Time: A Brit in America's Toughest Jail, the subject of my most recent Bird column. Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the guy At ... More >>
Investigators say he was bigger than Sammy the Bull. His minions say he ruled the drug trade in the Valley's rave scene. Now, authorities have "English Shaun," the man they claim reigned over a nighttime empire of ecstasy, meth, violence and excess.