On March 20, 2017, Governor Doug Ducey signed HB 2268 into law. The new law requires law enforcement to submit all sex assault kits to be tested for potential DNA evidence. It also lists timeframes ensuring prompt submission by law enforcement for DNA testing and requires annual reports by law […]

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office wants the public to know that victims of sexual assault can receive a free forensic medical examination. “Sexual assault survivors need to be assured that it’s not their fault,” said Bill Montgomery. “The closer in time to the assault that […]

10 Counts of Child ProstitutionSentenced to 330.75 Years  January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and to illustrate the seriousness of these crimes, and the penalties they carry, we’d like to highlight a recent prosecution. On May 3, 2016, Andre Antonio Adams, known on the streets as “Chicago,” was sentenced to […]