201903

Leader of Phoenix-Based Drug Ring Indicted for Sale and Distribution of Meth, Heroin and Fentanyl

PHOENIX --  Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Emmanuel Romero Hernandez for one count of Conspiracy, one Count of Illegal Control of a Criminal Enterprise, one count of Transportation of a Narcotic Drug (Fentanyl) for Sale in an Amount over the Statutory Threshold, one count of Transportation of a Narcotic Drug (Heroin) for Sale in an Amount over the Statutory Threshold, one count of Sale or Transfer of a Narcotic Drug (Fentanyl) in an Amount over the Statutory Threshold, and one count of Transportation of Dangerous Drugs (Methamphetamine)

Four Additional Arizonans Indicted in Undercover Child Sexual Exploitation Crackdown

Indictments Part of Operation No Mulligans

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted four Arizona men on charges relating to Luring of a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, Solicitation to Commit Child Sex Trafficking, and Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor. These indictments are in addition to three men previously indicted in early March 2019.

Attorney General Brnovich Announces Hiring of Next Chief Deputy and Chief of Staff Three Recent Senior Staff Promotions

Today, Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced the hiring of Joseph Kanefield as his next Chief Deputy and Chief of Staff. Kanefield will join the office in May to transition into the role of Chief Deputy and Chief of Staff and replace Michael Bailey. The change results from the nomination of current Chief Deputy and Chief of Staff Michael Bailey who was recently nominated by President Trump to serve as U.S. District Attorney for Arizona.

AZ Supreme Court Affirms Conviction Phoenix Woman Who Faked Cancer to Obtain an Abortion

PHOENIX -- Today, the Arizona Supreme Court affirmed the convictions and sentences of Chalice Renee Zeitner, who was previously sentenced to 28 years in prison in 2016 after she was convicted on fraud, theft and forgery charges. Zeitner obtained a late-term abortion funded by the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), the state Medicaid program, by forging a letter purportedly from a physician at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, claiming she had cancer and n

Former Medical Transport Driver Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Stealing Over $100,000 from AHCCCS

TUCSON — Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced 72-year-old David Henry Meyer was sentenced to 27 months in prison for stealing over $100,000 from the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS).  Meyer pleaded guilty to Theft, a class 4 felony.  In addition to the prison sentence, Meyer was ordered to pay restitution to AHCCCS in the amount of $100,782.01.

Former Doctor Arrested for Conspiracy to Commit Murder in Benson

BENSON — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that Glenn Gary Robertson has been arrested for one count of Conspiracy to Commit Murder.

A joint investigation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Special Agents with the Arizona Attorney General's Office revealed that Robertson allegedly conspired to have a former patient murdered. Robertson was arrested at a home in Benson.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Files Reply Brief with Arizona Supreme Court Challenging ABOR’s Unconstitutional Tuition-Setting Policies

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich's recently filed a reply brief in the Arizona Supreme Court in the lawsuit challenging the Arizona Board of Regents’ (ABOR) tuition-setting policies. The filing sets forth why ABOR’s tuition and fee setting practices are unconstitutional and require judicial review.  

ABOR continues to misdirect scrutiny of its actions and seeks to avoid accountability for its unlawful tuition-and-fee-related actions.