Sex offender

Pima County, mistrial, Tucson, Christopher M. Clements, Isabel Celis, Maribel Gonzalez, sex offender
Mar 6, 2023

Mistrial declared in Tucson for man charged in girl’s death

A mistrial was declared after a jury in southern Arizona was unable to reach a verdict on a murder charge against a man accused of killing a 6-year-old girl.

Sep 6, 2016

Sex offender registration isn’t punishment, judge rules

Arizona’s laws to lock up sex offenders for failing to register after they’ve completed their sentence are valid because they’re not meant to punish, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.

Jan 21, 2015

Arizona judge denies knowing live-in boyfriend was fugitive

An Arizona trial judge who has handled several prominent cases denied knowing that her live-in boyfriend was a fugitive with a criminal record before he was arrested at her home.

Jun 19, 2014

Left alone with a sex offender, a teacher is raped in AZ prison

A teacher at an Arizona prison was alone in a room full of sex offenders before being stabbed and sexually assaulted by a convicted rapist, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press about an attack that highlighted major security lapses at the facility.

Arizona Department of Corrections to renew halfway house program
Sep 6, 2012

DOC to renew halfway house program

The Arizona Department of Corrections is getting back into the business of running halfway houses, a program that was abandoned as sentencing laws got tougher, but is necessary now to control recidivism.

Jan 20, 2012

Bill would require sex offenders to provide addresses of all residences

Residents of a Chandler neighborhood were surprised last year to discover that a man living on their street was on the state’s list of registered sex offenders. No one had notified them.