The three tenets of the Maricopa County Attorney's Office
  1. A Violent Weekend with Six Homicides, Includes 15-Year-Old Victim

    On a typical Tuesday, MCAO receives submittals from law enforcement for two to three homicides to review for charges that occur over the weekend. This past weekend, the numbers hit a record high for 2022 with six homicide incidents. Read more...
  2. Final Two Defendants in 2010 Killing of Chandler Police Officer Carlos Ledesma Sentenced

    In July of 2010, Chandler Police Officer Carlos Ledesma was murdered, and two other officers were injured. On Friday, July 12, 2022, the final two defendants to be held accountable for the acts of violence that day were sentenced. Read more...
  3. Drug Trafficking Organization Members Indicted

    Phoenix police detectives have dismantled a drug trafficking operation based in Mexico. The year-long investigation into drug activity has led to the indictments of 14 member of the drug trafficking organization. Read more...
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