Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich




Maricopa County Schools Superintendent Indicted on 25 charges

(Phoenix, Ariz. – Nov. 20, 2006) Attorney General Terry Goddard and Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio today announced that Maricopa County Superintendent of Schools Sandra E. Dowling, 50, has been indicted on 25 felony charges. They include two counts of theft, 10 counts of misuse of public monies, four counts of procurement code fraud, five counts of conflict of interest and four counts of prohibition against acquisition of certain interest by public officials.

The grand jury also indicted four other people on related charges.

Terry Goddard Pledges to Step Up Meth Fight

(Phoenix, Ariz. -- Nov. 29, 2006) Attorney General Terry Goddard said today his Office will intensify its efforts in the fight against methamphetamine in the coming year by committing more resources to prosecute offenders and raising public awareness to prevent meth use.

"Meth remains the No. 1 crime problem in our state," Goddard said. "My Office will aggressively prosecute people who use, smuggle or cook meth. We will work with other agencies and the 23 anti-meth coalitions across Arizona to promote prevention."