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Sex offender registration rules don't apply on tribal lands

PHOENIX — Tribal members living on tribal land cannot be prosecuted by the state for failing to register as sex offenders, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Monday.

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Tucson man sentenced to 18 years in prison for child pornography

A convicted felon from Tucson was sentenced in federal court Tuesday to 18 years in prison for accessing child pornography.

September 18, 2013 12:00 am

Tucson man sentenced to 18 years for child pornography

A Tucson man, who was a convicted felon, was sentenced in federal court Tuesday to 18 years in prison for accessing child pornography.

September 17, 2013 4:00 pm

Marshals arrest Tucson child molester

A convicted child molester who absconded earlier this month, was arrested Thursday morning by U. S. Marshals.

August 22, 2013 2:56 pm Related
Convicted sex offender sought by US marshals

Convicted sex offender sought by US marshals

The U.S. Marshals Service in Tucson is looking for a convicted sex offender who is a fugitive.

May 07, 2013 12:00 am
Convicted sex offender sought by US marshals

Convicted sex offender sought by US marshals

Dennis Marklin Foster faces charges of sexual exploitation of a minor.

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Marshals searching for fugitive Tucson sex offender

Marshals searching for fugitive Tucson sex offender

The U.S. Marshals Service in Tucson is looking for a convicted sex offender who is a fugitive from justice.

May 06, 2013 1:50 pm Related

Man admits groping girls at Tucson stores

Christian Mercado-Velez, 30, of Tucson will be sentenced to between 3.5 and 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to molesting two young girls in July 2011. He will be sentenced May 13 in Pima County Superior Court.

February 27, 2013 2:41 pm Related
Ex-bus driver admits to sex with girl, fleeing to Mexico

Ex-bus driver admits to sex with girl, fleeing to Mexico

Moments before the first witness in his trial was to take the stand a former school bus driver admitted he had sex with a 15-year-old girl and fled to Mexico with her.

February 20, 2013 12:38 pm

Sex offender sentenced to prison and probation

A 47-year-old security guard who was caught with child pornography on his computer has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and lifetime probation.

February 19, 2013 6:00 am

Suspect in luring case used to be registered sex offender

A Tucson man who is accused of arranging a sexual tryst with an 11-year-old girl over Facebook used to be a registered sex offender.

January 30, 2013 10:25 am Related

Court: Sex offender Facebook ban unconstitutional

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana law that bans registered sex offenders from accessing Facebook and other social networking sites that can be accessed by children is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.

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Ex-Nogales cop gets 2 months in teen-sex case

A former Nogales police officer who had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl has been sentenced to two months in jail and three years’ probation.

November 23, 2012 8:45 am

Law & Order Briefs

ID unknown of man who visited school

August 30, 2012 12:00 am

Prison for Tucson restaurant worker who exposed himself to girls

A 24-year-old Tucson fast food worker has been sentenced to three years in prison for exposing himself to two 9-year-old girls on separate occasions last fall.

August 21, 2012 2:03 pm
Tucson police to re-interview sex offenders in search for Isabel

Tucson police to re-interview sex offenders in search for Isabel

Tucson police investigators will return to areas around the home of Isabel Celis to question residents who may not have been interviewed earlier in the search, an official said Monday.

May 21, 2012 2:32 pm Photos

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Sheriff's Dept. releases composite image of man who assaulted 3 girls

Sheriff's Dept. releases composite image of man who assaulted 3 girls

The Pima County Sheriff's Department released a composite drawing Monday evening of a man they said broke into a home early in the morning and sexually assaulted three young girls.

April 30, 2012 5:30 pm

Tucson man gets 17 years for Internet child-sex efforts

A 28-year-old man arrested twice within five months for allegedly soliciting sex from children via the Internet was sentenced to 17 years in prison earlier this week, plus lifetime probation.

April 20, 2012 5:02 pm

Tucson restaurant worker admits exposing himself to girl

A 24-year-old fastfood worker is facing up to six months in jail after admitting he exposed himself to a 9-year-old girl last October.

February 27, 2012 11:15 am

Arizona high school refs to face background checks

PHOENIX — The agency that oversees high school sports in Arizona will begin fingerprinting thousands of referees and umpires and running those officials through an FBI criminal database before they’re allowed to supervise sporting events involving children.

February 06, 2012 8:05 amLoading…

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