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Joe Arpaio Arrests Four Cleaning Ladies in 74th Immigration Raid

One week away from a major filing in the ACLU civil rights case Melendres v. Arpaio, the MCSO performed its 74th worksite immigration raid on the Phoenix commercial cleaning service Pro-Serv, arresting four female employees Thursday evening.

MCSO spokesman Chris Hegstrom issued the following statement in response to repeated requests from the media:

"Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio can confirm that search warrants were served on Pro-Serve [sic] Commercial Cleaning, a janitorial service company that employs hundreds of workers who provide cleaning services to over a hundred locations throughout the greater metro area.

"Arpaio says four female employees have been taken into custody for ID theft/forgery so far and the investigation is continuing. No further comment can be made at this time."

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Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
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