(Phoenix, Ariz. – Sept. 12, 2005) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced the guilty verdicts of Alfredo Ortiz, 30 and Pedro Arias, 24, for the murder of Marko Winslow, 19, of Flagstaff. The Coconino County jury returned guilty verdicts September 7. The jury also found the defendants guilty of robbery and aggravated assault.
(Gila River Indian Community, Ariz. - Sept. 9, 2005) – New efforts to coordinate and strengthen law enforcement on both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border were announced today at a press conference culminating the 2005 Attorneys General Border Conference held here this week.
(Phoenix, Ariz. - September 7, 2005) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced the settlement of two cases in which notary publics placed ads in Spanish language publications to draw clients based on their misinterpretation of the term “notarios.” The two firms played off different meanings of the English word “notary" and the Spanish word "notario."
(Phoenix, Ariz. - September 2, 2005) Arizona schools have a legal responsibility to promptly enroll students who have come to this state after being forced from their Gulf Coast homes by Hurricane Katrina, Attorney General Terry Goddard and State School Superintendent Tom Horne said today.
"These students need to be given a place in our schools as soon as possible," Goddard said. "It's the right thing to do, and it is also the law."
(Phoenix, Ariz. - September 2, 2005) Attorney General Terry Goddard today called soaring gasoline prices in Arizona unjustified and said they underscore the need for an anti-gouging law which the state Legislature has twice rejected.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – September 1, 2005) Attorney General Terry Goddard today warned Arizona residents to be on the watch for fraudulent Hurricane Katrina charity appeals.
One example is a letter claiming to be from a Tulane University student asking for financial support to help her get back on her feet. The letter said she lost everything but a change of clothes and having to fly back to Tucson put a huge financial strain on her family. The letter requests financial assistance.