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CASA GRANDE – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Connie Villa was sentenced to life in prison without parole plus 155.5 years for killing her 13-year-old daughter and trying to poison her other three children.…

PHOENIX – In a letter sent to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Monday, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich led a bipartisan group of 30 attorneys general in urging the federal government to adopt rules that would…

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Michael Wayne Higgins on 1 count of Unlawful Discharge and 1 count of Criminal Damage, both class 5 felonies.

In August 2016, Higgins was…

BULLHEAD CITY - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced his office filed an Arizona Consumer Fraud Lawsuit against Malows Jet Ski Rentals, LLC, and its owner Fariba Badre and manager Mahriar Akbari. Malows Jet Ski Rentals is…

PHOENIX - Arizona Assistant Attorney General Scott Blake was awarded Felony Prosecutor of the Year Large Jurisdiction by the Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys’ Advisory Council (APAAC) at the 2017 APAAC Annual Prosecutor Conference. …

PHOENIX - This summer’s record-breaking temperatures are maxing out air conditioners and putting local families at risk for air conditioning repair scams.  Attorney General Mark Brnovich says Arizonans need to search for a…

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced 62-year-old Dianne Butler was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison for stealing nearly $800,000 from her disabled mother’s retirement account. Butler pleaded guilty to one count of…

PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Omar Abuarar and Nathmi Abuarar for allegedly selling spice, a synthetic drug in mini-markets in the Phoenix area.

Omar Abuarar is…

TUCSON – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted 57-year-old Jose Manuel Contreras and 66-year-old Maria Rosete Valenzuela for allegedly operating an unlicensed dental practice and selling…

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Michelle Marie Bastian pleaded guilty to Terrorism and Conspiracy to Commit Misconduct Involving Weapons. This is the second defendant convicted on state…