Terry Goddard to Host Crime Prevention Forum in Nogales

(Phoenix, Ariz. - October 19, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard will host a Crime and Fraud Prevention Forum in Nogales on Thursday, October 29, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The forum will take place in the Nogales High School Cafeteria, 1905 N. Apache Blvd.

Goddard will be joined by local elected and law enforcement officials, including Santa Cruz County Attorney George Silvia, Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada, Nogales Mayor Octavio Garcia-Von Borstel and Nogales Police Chief William Ybarra.

The forum, which is open to the public, is being held to increase awareness of local crime trends, discuss prevention strategies and give citizens an opportunity to voice questions and concerns.  Topics will include border crime, mortgage fraud, methamphetamine abuse, consumer fraud and identity theft.

Goddard’s video message with additional information on the forum is available on the Attorney General’s Web site. Media are invited to re-post this message on their Web sites and community calendars.

Event Information

What:       Nogales Crime and Fraud Prevention Forum
When:       Thursday, October 29
6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)
Where:  Nogales High School Cafeteria
1905 N. Apache Blvd.
Nogales, Ariz.
Note:       This event is open to the media and the public.