The charge came as no surprise. Prosecutors with the U.S. Department of Justice vowed to prosecute Arpaio on October 11, but it became official yesterday when U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton signed the misdemeanor count. The post Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio Officially Charged With Criminal Contempt of Court appeared first on Rewire.
Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio has been charged with federal criminal contempt two weeks before he runs for re-election. Arpaio, the 84-year-old sheriff of Maricopa County, has run television ads claiming the Justice Department had plans to prosecute him for his hard-line stance on immigration. Show More Summary
Couldn't happen to a nicer person or come at a better time—just counting down the days now till voters weigh in on the future of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. In the meantime, his constituents can ponder Arpaio’s newfound status...Show More Summary
“Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was officially charged Tuesday with criminal contempt of court when a federal judge affixed her signature, a formality that throws the lawman’s political and personal future into a level of crisis never before seen in [...]
Longtime Maricopa County, Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio was officially charged with criminal contempt-of-court on Tuesday for ignoring a judge’s order to stop profiling Latinos in his signature immigration patrols, the Associated Press reports. Show More Summary
The Maricopa County sheriff was charged with criminal contempt by a federal judge. A criminal trial was the worst-case scenario for the sheriff after he admitted to violating a federal judge’s order to stop enforcing civil immigration laws. U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton’s order was signed two weeks before the general election, in which Arpaio is running for [...]
Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio, a racist police officer who used his position of power for racial profiling, illegal arrests and creating unconstitutional and horrific jail conditions, was charged Tuesday with criminal contempt of court for charges allegedly related to ignoring a federal judge’s order in a racial profiling case. Read more...
The country’s most famous sheriff, Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, has served in his position for 23 years. He’s been elected six...
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has extended the deadline through Jan. 16 for private investors interested in buying the downtown Phoenix baseball stadium of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Negotiations for … Click to Continue »
Leading Off: ? Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff: It's hard to believe, but Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's decades-long reign of terror might finally come to an end next month. According to a new poll from the Behavior Research Center,...Show More Summary
The latest Arizona polls put Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio 15 points behind his Democratic counterpart, Paul Penzone in his re-election bid, the Hill reports. According to the Arizona Republic/Morrison/Cronkite News, Arpaio trails Penzone’s 46 percent at 31 percent. Arpaio has been a...
Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio’s attempt at a seventh term in Maricopa County is in jeopardy, according to the latest poll.
It’s hard to believe, but Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s decades-long reign of terror might finally come to an end next month. According to a new poll from the Behavior Research Institute, conducted on behalf of several local Arizona...Show More Summary
Looks like there may be a new sheriff in town soon. Anti-immigrant firebrand Joe Arpaio is trailing badly in his re-election bid for sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, according to an Arizona Republic/Morrison/Cronkite News poll. The...Show More Summary
Sheriff Joe Arpaio gets a lot of attention in Phoenix for being corrupt, infantile, fanatical, and power hungry, but he's not the only bad public servant there. Bill Montgomery, the Maricopa County Attorney, is one of the nation's worst prosecutors. Montgomery, a Republican, is facing re-election on Nov. 8. Show More Summary
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has repeatedly proven himself to be a repugnant human being who is uniquely devoid of ethical judgment. But as Arpaio runs for his seventh term of tyranny, he may have finally crossed the line fromShow More Summary
Sheriff Joe Arpaio gets a lot of attention in Phoenix for being corrupt, infantile, fanatical, and power hungry, but he's not the only bad public servant out there. Bill Montgomery, the Maricopa County Attorney, is one of the nation's worst prosecutors. Montgomery, a Republican, is facing re-election on Nov. 8. Show More Summary
A judge asked for the proposed order to use as a charging document to continue criminal proceedings against embattled Maricopa County Sherif...
It’s been a week from hell for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and it couldn't be happening to a more deserving guy. On Tuesday, federal prosecutors in Arizona charged America's worst lawman with criminal contempt of court for violating...Show More Summary
The Justice Department plans contempt-of-court charge against Maricopa County, Ariz., sheriff.