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Louie Puroll Gets Fired for Lying

It has been a mostly hellish ride for Louie Puroll, fired last week as a range deputy by Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu for lying. Puroll's name was unknown to most before he said a gang of drug smugglers attacked him with semiautomatic weapons April 30, 2010, in the desert...
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New Times' Paul Rubin Discusses Louie Puroll Investigation on Fox 10

10 years ago by James King
In case you missed it, New Times reporter Paul Rubin was on Fox 10 last night, where he discussed the investigation into Pinal County Sheriff's Deputy Louie Puroll -- and a death threat Puroll says was made against the reporter's life. Puroll was placed on administrative leave yesterday while the...
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Louie Puroll of Pinal County Not Back in Uniform, Despite Alleged Recent Sighting

10 years ago by Paul Rubin
Louie Puroll, a former Pinal County sheriff's deputy whose tale about getting shot by illegal-alien dope smugglers in the desert near Interstate 8 came under fire last year, is not, repeat not, back on the job. A colleague pointed out a comment attached online to one of his stories that claimed Puroll --...
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Pinal County Sheriff's Deputy Louie Puroll Appeals Case On Hold

9 years ago by Paul Rubin
Several people have written to ask about the outcome of Pinal County sheriff deputy Louie Puroll's bid to get his job back from a county Merit Commission. Readers of this paper will remember Louie, a talkative longtime deputy in his mid 50s who claimed to have been shot by a...
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Pinal County Sheriff's Deputy Louie Puroll to be Fired, Agency Sources Say

10 years ago by Paul Rubin
Sources inside the Pinal County Sheriff's Office say Sheriff Paul Babeu is prepared to fire controversial deputy Louie Puroll tomorrow. These sources say that an internal affairs investigation sustained all of the allegations against Puroll stemming from a series of wide-ranging interviews I conducted with the deputy in the aftermath...
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Louie Puroll Shooting Story Brings Out Worst in Certain Local Media

10 years ago by Paul Rubin
We watched with great curiosity last night as local television news types tried to sort out the wild yarn involving Pinal County sheriff's Deputy Louie Puroll.   Here's our story on the stink. An "investigative reporter" (as compared with a "reporter") for the NBC affiliate (Channel 12) named Wendy Halloran did...
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Louie Puroll Shooting Case Reopened by Pinal County Sheriff's Office

10 years ago by Paul Rubin
We heard a few hours ago from Tim Gaffney, the able public information officer for the Pinal County Sheriff's Office.   He tells us that his agency has decided to reopen the remarkable case involving Deputy Louie Puroll (in photo), which we wrote about in a piece entitled "Pinalcchio," currently on...
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Louie Puroll Firing Put in Second Place by Chandler Mall Standoff

10 years ago by Paul Rubin
The best thing that happened to Louie Puroll and the Pinal County Sheriff's Office yesterday was the standoff out at the Chandler Mall, a made-for-TV incident that put the deputy's firing deep into second place, news-wise. Still, by now everyone who follows local news knows Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu...
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Morning Poll: Do You Believe Pinal County Sheriff's Deputy Louie Puroll's Story?

10 years ago by James King
In New Times' feature this week, Pinalchio, we examine the shooting of Pinal County Sheriff's Deputy Louie Puroll.Puroll claims he was shot by a group of Latino or Native American (he couldn't tell) drug smugglers in the desert just west of Casa Grande.The shooting fueled the immigration debate, thrust Pinal...
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Louie Puroll Talking Drug Cartels and Death Threat With Paul Rubin: The Video -- Sorta

10 years ago by James King
To accompany the audio recordings we published yesterday, where Pinal County Sheriff's Deputy Louie Puroll confirms his claim of a supposed death threat made against New Times reporter Paul Rubin by a Mexican rancher, and discusses being approached by Mexican cartels he claims tried to get him to look the...

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