Attorney General Mark Brnovich Files Temporary Restraining Order Against Biden for Revoking Title 42 Ahead of Deadline

PHOENIX -- Today, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is asking the court for a Temporary Restraining Order to stop the Biden administration from implementing their Title 42 revocation prematurely. General Brnovich is joined by 20 other Attorneys General. 

“Once again, the Biden Administration is thumbing its nose at the American people and the rule of law,” said Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich. “It cannot be allowed to continue in this recklessness.”

Free Document Shred-A-Thon & Prescription Drug Take-Back Community Event This Weekend in Tucson

What: The Arizona Attorney General’s Office (AGO), the Pima County Sheriff's Department, Christian Fellowship Ministries, and AARP are hosting a free Shred-a-Thon and Prescription Drug Take-Back community event this Saturday, April 23, in Tucson. 

Last year, the AGO assisted in helping local Arizona communities destroy 162,750 pounds of sensitive documents and dispose of nearly 780 pounds of unwanted prescriptions drugs. 

Man Indicted After Search Warrant Uncovers 317 Pounds of Meth in Home

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that Camilo Urquiza Sanchez has been indicted on one count Conspiracy, one count Illegally Conducting an Enterprise, and one count Possession of a Dangerous Drug (Methamphetamine) for Sale.

On March 10, 2022, law enforcement served a search warrant at Sanchez’s home and located a total of 317 pounds of methamphetamine. The estimated value of the recovered drugs is $317,000. 

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Slams Biden for Anti-Energy Policies That Are Hurting Americans

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich and 15 other state attorneys general are calling on President Joe Biden to reinstate the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline following reports his administration is seeking to import more oil from Canada. General Brnovich also called on the President to stop federal efforts to impose excessive regulations that will increase Americans’ energy costs.

AZ Attorney General Warns of Scams During Tax Season

PHOENIX –  With the April 18th income tax deadline approaching, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is urging Arizona consumers to be aware of potential tax-related scams.

"It's sad, but crooks and con artists will say and do anything to rip you off, even stooping so low as to pretend to be with the IRS," said Attorney General Mark Brnovich. “Consumers should know the government is never going to call you, asking for money."

AZ Attorney General Recognizes National Healthcare Decisions Day

GOODYEAR –  Attorney General Mark Brnovich recognized National Healthcare Decisions Day in Goodyear at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), where he was invited to speak about the importance of the Attorney General's Office's (AGO) Life Care Planning packets. The documents involve all of the necessary forms to help Arizonans make their choices known about end-of-life care.

They include:

Man Involved in Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced to Prison

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Vidal Sillas-Burgos, aka Guero, was sentenced to prison on April 7 for his involvement in a drug trafficking organization.

On June 21, 2021, police concluded an 18-month-long investigation involving Sillas-Burgos. Sillas-Burgos was responsible for directing individuals in the transportation and distribution of illegal drugs, namely fentanyl pills, methamphetamine, and heroin. Sillas-Burgos was also responsible for overseeing the collection and distribution of illegal drug proceeds.

AZ Attorney General's Office Issues Consumer Advisory Regarding Buy Now Pay Later Loans

PHOENIX  –  Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants Arizona consumers to make informed decisions about the use of Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) products.

BNPL products are becoming an increasingly popular way for consumers to purchase goods or services now and pay over time through installment payments.  BNPL consumers may benefit from increased purchasing power and paying over time, even those with less-than-perfect credit histories. 

Defendant Sentenced In Organized Retail Theft Scheme Targeting Home Improvement Stores

PIMA COUNTY –   Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced one of three men convicted last month for operating an organized retail theft scheme was sentenced to five years in prison. Micah Allen Pierce, Jesse Raul Henderson, and Clint Anthony Anaya were convicted for stealing $28,000 in ceiling fans from home improvement stores and reselling them for much lower prices on Facebook Marketplace.