Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich




Deadline, Toll-Free number Changes for Buspar Settlement

Deadline, toll-free number changes for BuSpar settlement

(Phoenix, AZ—March 10, 2003)—Last week the Attorney General’s Office announced the preliminary settlement with Bristol-Myers Squibb on the drug BuSpar. The toll-free telephone number and the period for which consumers may claim damages were incorrect.  

The consumer fund will provide recompense to consumers for the entire damages period allowed by the Court, effectively, January 1, 1998 through January 31, 2003, not December 31, 2002 as originally reported.  

Arizona Attorney General gets Search Warrant for Innovative Waste Utilization Sister Corporation in California

Arizona AG gets search warrant for Innovate Waste Utilization sister corporation in California 

(Phoenix, AZ—March 12, 2003)—The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has obtained a second search warrant for the corporate headquarters in California of Industrial Waste Utilization, Inc. Industrial Waste Utilization is affiliated with Innovative Waste Utilization, which was shut down after a bust last week at the company’s facility in Phoenix. 

Sentencing Tomorrow for Convicted Police Murderer Rudy Romero

Extradited from Mexico last March
Sentencing tomorrow for convicted police murderer Rudy Romero

(Phoenix, AZ—March 20, 2003)  Convicted murderer Rudy Romero will be sentenced tomorrow for the 1988 slaying of Phoenix Police Officer Kenneth Collings. The sentencing will be before Judge Jonathan Schwartz at 1:30 p.m. in Room 402 of the Maricopa County Superior Court, 201 W. Jefferson in Phoenix. 

Romero was extradited last March from Mexico and convicted of the slaying in December of 2002.

Attorney General to Present Award to Arizona's Team of Consumer Contest Winners

“Cupcake Eating Pink Flamingos” to represent state in national competition  
Attorney General to present award to Arizona’s team of teen consumer contest winners

Attorney General Terry Goddard will present awards to Arizona’s team of consumer contest winners at a media conference tomorrow, April 4 at 10:30 a.m. in the Attorney General’s Conference Room, 1275 W. Washington (2nd Floor).