Former Bureau of Prisons Correctional Officer Sentenced for Sex Offense

Phoenix, Arizona - Irv Anglin, 29, of Tempe, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John J. Tuchi to 8 months in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release. Anglin previously pleaded guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact of a Ward. Anglin will also be required to register as a sex offender.

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Arizona School District to Protect English Learner Students

Coolidge, Arizona - Monday the Justice Department announced a settlement agreement with the Coolidge Unified School District to resolve the department’s investigation into the school district’s programs for its English learner students.  The department’s investigation of the district found system-wide failures to provide the instruction, resources and teacher training that students need to master English, leaving them to struggle academically year after year.  

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Sues Federal Government Over Environmentally Harmful Immigration Decisions

Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and federal officials for violating the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) over destructive immigration policies. The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is asking the U.S. District Court in Arizona to void the decisions to stop border wall construction and the “Remain in Mexico” policy until the federal government complies with its obligations under NEPA.

Chandler Man Accused of Trying to Conceal History of Arrests to Obtain Tutoring Job Indicted

Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Thursday that a State Grand Jury indicted Brett James Smith, also known as Brett James Zagorac, on charges of Fraud, Forgery, and Perjury. Smith is accused of fraudulently misrepresenting his background and credentials to obtain private tutor employment and access to children as a private tutor.

Attorney General Brnovich Co-Leads Bipartisan Coalition Calling on Congress to Modernize State Systems for Sealing and Expunging of Criminal Records

Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich co-led a bipartisan coalition of 22 attorneys general urging Congress to provide federal funds for state systems and technology upgrades needed to seal and expunge criminal justice records.