A former Customs and Border Protection officer convicted on charges that he let marijuana be smuggled from Mexico into southeastern Arizona should be sentenced to 19 years in prison, prosecutors say.
A Tucson man was sentenced in federal court to more than 11 years in prison for defrauding 1,600 people through a variety of scams, officials said.
A federal prosecutor likened former Homeland Security Special Agent Jovana Deas to a “mini Aldrich Ames” today in Tucson’s U.S. District Court, but a federal judge still resisted his urging that Deas get 10 years in prison.
A Mexican man has been sentenced to nine years in prison after Arizona prosecutors say he tried to distribute 600 pounds of marijuana and was involved in holding a man hostage in a Tucson house while demanding ransom money from his family.
WASHINGTON — A Senate committee gave preliminary approval Thursday to former Pima County Superior Court Judge John S. Leonardo’s nomination to be the next U.S. attorney for Arizona.
Nine people from Tucson were indicted by a federal grand jury on drug charges on allegations they tried to steal more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana from a tractor trailer under FBI surveillance.
A federal grand jury in Tucson has indicted a Honduran man on three counts of abusive sexual contact, prosecutors say.
Two men were indicted last Thursday on fraud charges for a scheme in which they obtained personal information to file false tax returns.
WASHINGTON — Abbott Laboratories has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay $1.5 billion, including civil settlements with states including Arizona, over allegations that it promoted the anti-seizure drug Depakote for uses that were not approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
A Tucson man was sentenced Monday to 97 months in prison and a lifetime of supervised release for possessing several child pornography photos and videos, prosecutors say.
PHOENIX — The federal government reiterated to Arizona that it will prosecute state workers for implementing the medical-marijuana program.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals urged Thursday that a
Tucson-based federal prosecutor be investigated for deliberate
misstatements that hurt the defendant in a trial.
A Sierra Vista man has been sentenced to just under five years
in prison after being convicted of smuggling immigrants
A federal grand jury has returned a 21 count indictment against
a Homeland Security Investigations special agent and her sister
alleging the Rio Rico woman accessed, stole and transferred
sensitive U.S. government documents to unauthorized