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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio officially charged with criminal contempt

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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio officially charged with criminal contempt

Excerpt from abc15:

PHOENIX - 

The longtime sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix was charged Tuesday with criminal contempt-of-court for ignoring a judge's order in a racial-profiling case, leaving the 84-year-old lawman in a tough spot two weeks before Election Day as he seeks a seventh term. 
   
Prosecutors promised two weeks ago that they would charge Sheriff Joe Arpaio, but the misdemeanor count wasn't officially filed against him until U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton signed it.
 

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