(Phoenix, Ariz. -- July 8, 2010) In a strongly worded letter, Attorney General Terry Goddard today urged President Obama to take swift action to strengthen America's fight against the powerful Mexican cartels, whom Goddard called the most immediate threat to U.S. border security.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – July 2, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today commended the Arizona Supreme Court for upholding the death penalty against Joshua Idelfonso Villalobos, now 28, in the 2004 murder of five-year-old Ashley Molina.
According to court documents, Villalobos lived with Annette Verdugo, five-year-old Ashley Molina (Verdugo’s daughter), and the couple’s two-year-old daughter. On January 3, 2004, Villalobos and Ashley Molina picked Verdugo up at work in Phoenix and took her to dinner. Ashley did not eat and complained about stomach pains.
(Phoenix, Ariz. -- July 1, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today expressed support for the immigration policy reforms proposed by President Obama, calling the President's plan long overdue and urgently needed.