Pima County Man Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Voting in 2020 Election

TUCSON – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that Victor Manuel Aguirre, age 47, of Sahuarita, was convicted and sentenced to prison for illegally casting a ballot in the 2020 General Election on August 29, 2022. Pima County Superior Court Judge Javier Chon-Lopez sentenced Aguirre to six months in the Arizona Department of Corrections. Aguirre entered a guilty plea to one felony count of Attempted Illegal Voting on July 26, 2022. 

AG Brnovich Announces Millions of Dollars Returned to Arizonans

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich is pleased to announce the Consumer Information and Complaints (CIC) unit recovered a record $5.4 million for Arizonans who filed complaints with the Attorney General's Office (AGO) over the past fiscal year. 

The CIC is made up of 12 employees who work to resolve complaints when they first come in to the AGO.

In addition to the millions returned to Arizonans, the numbers of complaints the CIC unit fielded during FY22 are also impressive:

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Fights to Protect Airline Customers

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is leading a multi-state coalition in asking Congress to allow attorneys general to enforce state and federal consumer protections for airline travelers. This request comes after attorneys general received thousands of complaints from outraged passengers, claiming airlines have failed in their service responsibilities, causing significant frustrations and unnecessary challenges.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Files Civil Rights Lawsuit against the City of Tucson

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that his office (AGO) filed a civil rights lawsuit against the City of Tucson over its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirements and related conduct. The AGO alleges the city violated Arizona law and discriminated against Tucson employees who requested religious accommodations or disability-based medical exemptions to Tucson’s vaccine mandate.

Attorney General Brnovich Joins Coalition Supporting Religious Liberty of Navy SEALs

PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is joining a coalition of 22 states in support of the religious liberty of Navy SEALs seeking exemptions from the Biden Administration’s continuing pursuit of universal COVID vaccination. The coalition filed an amicus brief today in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in U.S. Navy SEALs 1-26 v. Biden.

Former Phoenix Police Officer and DES Investigator Sentenced on Fraud and Theft Charges

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced 51-year-old Carl R. Ramirez was sentenced to 18 months of probation on August 24, 2022, after he previously pled guilty to two designated felonies, including one count of Attempted Fraud Schemes & Practices and one count of Theft. Ramirez previously surrendered his police officer certification as part of his sentencing and was also ordered to pay restitution to the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) in the amount of $7,352.13.

AGO Files Motion for Warrant of Execution for Death Row Inmate Murray Hooper

PHOENIX – Today the Arizona Attorney General's Office filed a motion with the Arizona Supreme Court for a warrant of execution for 76-year-old Murray Hooper, who was sentenced to death in 1983. The court is scheduled to consider the motion on October 12. If granted, this would be the third execution warrant issued in Arizona this year.

General Brnovich Announces Law Enforcement Partnership to Improve Emergency Response Time in Northern Arizona

COLORADO CITY, AZ – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is announcing an agreement with the Colorado City Police Department (CCPD) to fund a new radio dispatch system.

"Every second counts during an emergency, so law enforcement requires efficient communication technology," said Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich. "Our office is pleased to work with Colorado City’s police department to help ensure that its officers have the equipment needed to provide the fastest response times for residents of Northern Arizona."

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Joins Coalition Protesting Antisemitic Business Practices by ESG Ratings Firm

PHOENIX — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich joined a 17-state coalition in sending a letter to a major financial firm about reports that one of its subsidiaries may be taking actions that have the effect of furthering the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel in its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) push.