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    Victim Advocate Celia Ortiz Set to Retire after 25 Years with MCAO

    After 25 years of working at MCAO, Celia Ortiz will be retiring in July. Celia has made a difference in the lives of countless victims and their families, working on a variety of cases from every division and bureau in the office. Read more...
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    County Attorney’s Office Seeks Death Penalty in Murder of 11-year-old in Scottsdale Hotel

    At the direction of Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell, prosecutors have filed a notice of intent to seek the death penalty against Stephanie M. Davis and Thomas J. Desharnais if the defendants are convicted of First-Degree Murder. Read more...
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    Defendant in Retail Store Beating Indicted on Aggravated Assault, Misconduct Involving Weapons

    Michael Hakim Cook, the suspect in a case of an aggravated assault at a cellphone store in West Phoenix has been served with two indictments issued by a Maricopa County Grand Jury. Read more...
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    June 15th is Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day; a day where we should all take the time to learn how to spot the signs of senior abuse so that we may know what to do to protect this vulnerable population. Read more...
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