I'm beginning to think Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery should enroll in some remedial law classes. Because now a superior court judge has agreed with an administrative law judge that Montgomery's office messed up the campaign finance case against Attorney General Tom Horne and his outreach ... More >>
Making good on her June 7, notice of claim for $10 million against Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne, veteran AG investigator Meg Hinchey filed suit Wednesday in Maricopa County Superior Court, alleging that Horne and his underlings are engaged in an ongoing campaign to ruin Hinchey's law enforceme ... More >>
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne's corruption is blatant, in your face, unrepentant. Yet, given the machinations of Horne's lawyers, who are battling both Horne's misdemeanor fender-bender charge with the City of Phoenix, and the civil, campaign finance law complaint brought by Maricopa County A ... More >>
The media's been hot for Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne's head over allegations that during the 2010 campaign he was improperly involved in supporter-turned-staffer Kathleen Winn's independent expenditure committee Business Leaders for Arizona. See also: -Tom Horne's Alleged Hit-and-Run at an ... More >>
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery's big press conference this morning alleged illegal coordination between Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne and an independent expenditure committee during his 2010 campaign. See also: -Attorney General Horne Hired Carmen Chenal to a Highly Paid Top Post -- ... More >>
Before performing oral sex on an inmate, prison kitchen supervisor Carl David Evans allegedly told the inmate he'd end up behind bars himself if they got caught. What a know-it-all. Evans, an employee at the Federal Correctional Institution in Phoenix, 37900 North 45th Avenue, was arrested on Tues ... More >>
See also:Bill Montgomery and Sheila Polk Probed Whether Prop 203 was Constitutional See also: Judge Orders Arizona to Implement Medical Marijuana Act, Tosses Out Four Rules for Dispensary Applicants Is the new Arizona U.S. Attorney, John Leonardo, going to shut down medical marijuana dispensaries ... More >>
Dave Hendershott, the disgraced former chief deputy under Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, will invoke his right against self-incrimination if asked to testify in the job appeal hearing for fired deputy Joel Fox.Barry Markson, Hendershott's lawyer, told Judge Robert Sparks in the appeal hearin ... More >>
In spite of all of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's bluster, the claims of he and his subordinates that the U.S. Department of Justice's report on his racial-profiling ways is hogwash, and the use of that report by Arpaio's re-election campaign to raise money, Arpaio's office issued a statement yesterday after ... More >>
David Hendershott, above, and Larry Black were fired from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office today. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio fired two of his most trusted aides today, Chief Deputy Dave Hendershott and Deputy Chief Larry Black, both of whom have been accused of cr ... More >>
Image: www.jimweiers.com State Representative Jim Weiers, R-Phoenix, told investigators that he didn't remember referring Sheriff Arpaio's men to GOP consultant Chris Baker, as Baker said he did.We've given it the old college try, but State Representative Jim Weiers (R-Phoenix ... More >>
Aubuchon: "delusional hubris" personified Bunny boiler. Sorry, all I could think of as I read through Maricopa County Hearing Officer Harold Merkow's report on former Deputy County Attorney Lisa Aubuchon and her ongoing appeal of her dismissal, was Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction. What will it take, ... More >>
County Attorney Rick Romley gives Sheriff Babeu a reality checkIn my Monday blog concerning just who will pay for the cost of Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu's administrative investigation into the Munnell memo alleging corruption in the command staff of the MCSO, I reported that Babeu's flack ... More >>
Chief Deputy David Hendershott: Joe Arpaio's "cancer" Someone should consider putting Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Chief Deputy David Hendershott on a suicide watch. The damning, 63-page memo from Deputy Chief Frank Munnell, first reported on by Joe Dana of Channel 12 News, reads like an indictme ... More >>
Image: Ray SternAndrew Thomas keeps taking it in the shorts. Will the DOJ's Public Integrity Section come to the rescue? When you file a lawsuit that's vigorously contested, but withdraw it before any judgment or settlement in the case -- that's called failure, right? At the least, it would ... More >>
Andrew Thomas' latest RICO filing is full of lame conspiracy theories. What else is new?We thought that this time, maybe things would be different.Ha!Last month, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and County Attorney Andrew Thomas filed a lawsuit against county officials and a few prominent ... More >>
Arizona's U.S. Attorney, Diane Humetewa, the nation's first-ever Native American woman to become a U.S. Attorney in any state, will resign on August 2. Sandy Raynor, spokeswoman for the office, says Humetewa plans on spending some time with her family before figuring out her next career mo ... More >>
The Phoenix branch of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau is Exhibit A of this country's failed border policies
Finally in jail, courthouse scam king Bob Owens plucks his defense from the grave
Steely County Attorney Rick Romley's going, but he's not gone. He'd like to take the governor's office from Janet Napolitano
When a career courthouse scam artist joins forces with a top Arizona criminal defense attorney, it ain't pretty
Jim Irvin should give up using taxpayers' money as a political football
Bounty hunters with guns don't fly Southwest. And a brunette bombshell in Janet's ranks.
From the week of January 18, 2001
Bankruptcy adviser who bilked clients sentenced to federal prison
The Justice Department investigates the county sheriff's officeagain
Tom McGovern and Janet Napolitano are running close in a cordial race for attorney general. But somebody has to win.
Politician who favors mountain-lion hunting gets Internet death threats; but did FBI arrest the wrong Web browser?
Prosecutors wonder how Symington's debt to a powerhouse law firm was paid
Tentative pact would seal some records in Symington bankruptcy case
Although a probable key witness dies in an alcohol-related accident, the feds still have a strong case against Governor Symington
After an eight-year struggle, Darlene Span succeeds where Alan Dershowitz failed
Bank gave governor loan write-downs, despite evidence of false financial statements
THE COUNTY ATTORNEY'S HARD-LINE POLICY ON GUN CASES HAS GOTTEN HIM GOOD PRESS. IT'S ALSO CLOGGED THE COURTS, COST A LOT OF MONEY AND NEEDLESSLY IMPRISONED FIRST OFFENDERS.
A REVOLUTION ERUPTS ON THE CHEMEHUEVI INDIAN RESERVATION.
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