Have you forgotten about the illegal campaign donation that caused Sheriff Joe Arpaio's politically minded employee, Captain Joel Fox, to get slapped with a $315,000 fine?
We're pretty sure it's at the forefront of Fox's mind.
That's a pretty big chunk of change for a mid-level county employee, and we wonder how in the world he's going to pay it. Maybe Fox will have to declare bankruptcy. Or maybe the people who bankrolled the $105,000 illegal donation will slip him the money -- duly recording the gift with the Department of Revenue, naturally.
Of course, the captain still has a shot at an appeal.
New Times has learned his appeal hearing is set for February 4 at 10 a.m. in the state Office of Adminstrative Hearings, 1400 West Washington, Suite 101.
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The hearing is open to the public, in case anyone wants to see firsthand whether Fox will be able to escape the six-digit penalty. If you miss it, look to this blog for what happens.