Welcome 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.
Today Jose Palacios-Ronquill was sentenced to 30 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections for three counts of sexual assault, followed by lifetime supervised probation with sex offender conditions for three counts of attempted sexual assault. Read more...
Today Donald Linville was sentenced to 121.25 years in the Department of Corrections for two counts of surreptitious videotaping, one count of sexual conduct with a minor and 11 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Read more...
Alan Champagne was found guilty of 1st degree murder, 2nd degree murder, kidnapping and two counts of abandonment/concealment of a body in connection with the deaths of 32-year-old Philmon Tapaha and 26-year-old Brandi Hoffner. Read more...