Welcome to the MCAO Newsroom where you can check out the latest news releases for up to date information on current cases and programs, connect with our office through social media, or sit back and watch one of our informative videos. You’ll also find links to our monthly electronic newsletter and our calendar of upcoming community events.
Stay up to date with the latest newsworthy information from the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.
County Attorney Comments on 20-Week Abortion Law Ruling
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery issued the following statement in response to today’s ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denying the Arizona legislature from prohibiting abortions after twenty weeks of gestation…
Marcos Rene Mendoza Faces Maximum Prison Sentence for 2nd Degree Murder
Marcos Rene Mendoza is looking at a possible 27-year prison sentence for an argument over personal property that escalated to a fatal shooting.
David Wiggins Receives Life Sentence for Fatal DUI Collision
A drunk driver who led police on a high speed chase and collided with another vehicle, killing an 11 year-old boy, will spend 35 years to life in prison.
Each month we’ll include brief, useful updates on the projects, programs and developments that are helping the people of Maricopa County live safer lives. Combined with our website, our goal is to bring you a complete look at what we are doing to help communities strive to be crime-free and how we are repositioning the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office as one of the top in the nation. You’ll also find out more about what’s going on in our active volunteer events, and stay on top of upcoming business events and announcements.
Visit the official YouTube channel of the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. There you can learn ways to stay safe, see inspirational stories, view MCAO community efforts, and watch press conferences staring your County Attorney.MCAO TV