Maricopa County voters oust Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Maricopa County voters oust Sheriff Joe Arpaio

NewsTaco November 9, 2016

*Twenty-four years of the “toughest sheriff in America” came to an end last night. Voters in Maricopa County, Arizona, rejected Arpaio’s years of tough immigration stances and his racial profiling. […]

Joe Arpaio to face federal charges over Arizona immigration patrols

NewsTaco October 12, 2016

*A todo puerco le llega su San Martín. VL By Associated  Press (1 minute read) Federal prosecutors say they will file criminal contempt-of-court charges against Sheriff Joe Arpaio for disobeying orders […]

America’s ‘toughest sheriff’ should face jail time, judge says

NewsTaco August 22, 2016

*The clincher here is that even if the prosecutor decides to not go after Arpaio, Judge Snow can appoint a special prosecutor. Arpaio, by the way, is up for reelection. […]

U.S. court throws out Arizona sheriff’s immigration policy challenge

NewsTaco August 17, 2015

*Arpaio says he would be hampered by Obama’s executive actions because they would produce more crime. An appeals court said, no. Arpaio says he wants a supreme Court hearing. VL […]

Sheriff Arpaio drops court bombshell: His office investigated judge and his wife

NewsTaco April 27, 2015

*If you thought things couldn’t get worse for Sheriff Joe, you didn’t know Sheriff Joe. The wife of the Judge presiding over his contempt hearing allegedly said she didn’t want […]

Arpaio contempt hearing today: Intent is key

NewsTaco April 21, 2015

*There’s been speculation as to whether Sheriff Arpaio could go to jail on the contempt charge. This is a civil case, and Arpaio’s lawyers are hoping for a settlement where […]

Court largely upholds racial-profiling ruling against Sheriff Joe Arpaio

NewsTaco April 17, 2015

*Sheriff Joe Arpaio keeps losing appeals. He’s now been deposed in advance of a contempt hearing. VL By  Megan Cassidy, The Republic A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court […]