WelcomeWelcome to the official website of the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office (MCAO), serving nearly four million residents in Maricopa County, the fourth largest county in the United States.
Our office is responsible for the prosecution of more than 35,000 felony criminal cases each year. Our top priorities are to hold criminals accountable for the crimes they commit, and to ensure that the rights of crime victims are honored and respected throughout the criminal justice process.
Matthew Moreno, a documented member of the notorious MS-13 street gang, was convicted today on both counts charged by the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office—Threatening or Intimidating and Assisting a Criminal Street Gang—both are class 3 felonies. Read more...
Jose Orellana-Ruiz was sentenced today to 27 years flat in the Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to 2nd Degree Murder for injuring and killing his three-month-old daughter. Read more...
Brittany Zamora was sentenced today to 20 years in the Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to Sexual Conduct with a Minor, Attempted Molestation of a Child and Public Sexual Indecency in connection to a sexual relationship with a young student Read more...