Joe Arpaio Supporter, Minuteman Chris Simcox, Charged w/Child Molestation
Simcox, former minuteman leader, now in jail on child molestation charges...
He once handed Sheriff Joe Arpaio an award, lauding his work as an anti-illegal immigrant lawman.
Now he sits in Arpaio's gray bar hotel, accused of child molestation.
I'm talking about former minuteman leader, and one-time U.S. Senate hopeful Chris Simcox, who was arrested Wednesday by Phoenix cops on multiple counts related to child molestation and sexual conduct with a minor.
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According to information released by the Phoenix Police Department, the victims are "three young girls under the age of ten."
Currently, Simcox, 52, is being held on these charges in Arpaio's Fourth Avenue Jail.
The PPD's press release states that it believes the incidents occurred "within the last several months," and that, "no further information is being given concerning the victims to protect their identities."
Arpaio accepting an award from Simcox at a nativist meeting in 2008
Simcox, a former California kindergarten teacher, was once the best known anti-immigration vigilante in America. The nativist George Clooney. (Or as close as a nativist can get.)A co-founder of the 2005 Minuteman Project with fellow nativist Jim Gilchrist, he was for a long time the photogenic face of the minutemen, a group of rag-tag irregulars who sought to prevent migrants from crossing the United States-Mexico border.