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.
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Jesus Ceja was sentenced to six years after pleading guilty to Aggravated Driving While Under the Influence. This is the first time a case was prosecuted under HB2243, the Arizona law that charges an impaired wrong-way driver on the highway with a felony. Read more...
Jadyn Curtis was sentenced to natural life in the DOC after pleading guilty to first degree murder. Curtis also received a consecutive life sentence for sexual assault, and consecutive 21-year sentences for kidnapping and armed robbery. Read more...
Calendars are already filling up with holiday parties and that's why the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, in partnership with Lyft and Banner Health, is promoting the “Save Lives, Don’t DUI” campaign from now until New Year’s Day. Read more...