Joe Arpaio Takes on "Cop-Killer" Website; Plans to Serve Search Warrant at Google's California Headquarters

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New Times
Detectives from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office are heading to Santa Clara, California this afternoon, where they plan to serve a search warrant at Google headquarters to try and determine who's responsible for death threats made against Sheriff Joe Arpaio on a website that glorifies killing cops.

It's a pretty tasteless website -- it currently has a photo of slain MCSO Deputy William Coleman with the words "officer down, LOL!!!"

The author of the website even hails Coleman's killer, 30-year-old "U.F.O.-ologist" Drew Ryan Maras, as a "brave warrior," a "citizen martyr."

Below is how the author describes Coleman's shooting:

"2012 is getting off to a great start! Officer William Coleman, one of Pig Joe Arpaio's gestapo deputies, got his ass smoked - GOOD! Coleman, a top sheriff in Arpaio's racist AZ police regime, was supposedly answering a "burglarly call" in the early morning on Sunday January 8th 2012, in the north Phoenix community of Anthem (It must be noted that AZ sheriff's deps. have, in the past, routinely used "burglary calls" as a false pretext for conducting night-time terrorist raids on residential homes without a warrent, regardless of alleged criminal activity or lack there of). It was reported that pig Coleman took it right in the face, too."

So where does Arpaio come in? Well, accompanying the post on Coleman, the author of the website posted a photo of Arpaio with the words "You're Next, Joe -- watch your back, bitch!" directly above it.

Arpaio apparently considers this a credible death threat -- credible enough to send deputies all the way to California to serve a search warrant at Google's offices to try to obtain the IP address of the author of the website.

Arpaio, who claims in a press release that he "respects First Amendment rights protecting free speech," tried a few years ago to get New Times to cough up the IP addresses of anyone who visited our website -- click here to read about how well that worked out for America's priciest sheriff. 

The MCSO says it's hopeful Google will cooperate. However, the Sheriff's Office tried a few weeks ago to get Google to turn over the IP address of someone who also made an online death threat against the sheriff. According to the MCSO, "investigators have yet to receive any help from Google in establishing the IP address from which the threat originated."


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Chunt
Chunt

u have got to b a troll.  i was agreeing with some of ur earlier remarks.  now u sound as bad the other idiots.

Chunt
Chunt

im sure the proper actions were taken.  u have to remember reporters have been known to embelish the truth to incite reaction from the public.

Chunt
Chunt

it may not be his jurisdiction, but he can cross state lines when going after a criminal.  even when the criminal is punk and probably isnt worth his time.  

Chunt
Chunt

see where be liberal has gotten this country?  google just lost my support.  im totally disgusted with them!!!!

Robert Graham
Robert Graham

This threat MUST be investigated by the FBI and the person(s) responsible brought to justice.  Once they are sitting in the Maricopa County jail they should receive the just-punishment they deserve (behind closed doors of course).  You cannot threaten law enforcement and expect to get away with it!!!

Thundercloudboston
Thundercloudboston

of cource the dick less ball less pigs can threten you and get away with it,
pigs can dish it out but the sniveling cowardly ass holes can't take there own
when it comes home to them!!!!!

Timothy D Little
Timothy D Little

More money spent on a worthless public servant. How bout spending some that to catch the child f&*ckers they let roam where ever they may.

wherewasi
wherewasi

The bottom line (and Arpaio knows this) is that anyone who is going to verbalize a death threat, either spoken or in writing, is just blowing smoke.

The only death threat Arpaio needs to worry about is the one where someone is serious about it.  And anyone who is serious about it isn't going to talk about it first.  They would just do it.

That being said, the picture of Deputy Coleman with the disgusting message was vile, and it sounds like this site contained other such depictions.  I hope that MCSO going to check up on this miscreant who hosted this blog scares the living shit out of him so he'll grow up and get a life.

malapai
malapai

I bet you did not say that about Sarah Palin and her 'bull's eyes'.

wherewasi
wherewasi

Actually, Mr. Rock, what I said about Palin and her bulls eyes and her comments about "don't retreat - reload" were that I thought they were inappropriate, but that I don't think that they had anything to do with "inspiring" Jared Loughner to buy some guns and start shooting people.  He is mentally ill and his reasons for doing what he did had no root in reality, political or otherwise.

I also think that a lot of what you and your juvenile friends say on these message boards is inappropriate, immature and rather vulgar.  You often remind me of adolescent boys on a school bus who can't wait to be out of ear-shot of the teachers and parents so that they can talk shit.  Still, you're free to say what you say.  But, like I said about the guy who hosted that blog, I do hope you'll grow up and get a life.

malapai
malapai

There seems to be no shortage of inappropriate, immature and rather vulgar comments on this board and they seem to come from all viewpoints especially from juveniles that are obviously on the left side of the spectrum. Chill, dicklick.

Kpegjer94
Kpegjer94

Is this something like the "death Threat" that came out of Mexico a few years ago  ...........Made on a throw away phone ???????   what ever happened to that one  ?????     JUST MORE ARPAIO  BULLSHIT ............  THE JOD IS FINALLY ON HIS ASS ......HE WANTS TO DIVERT THAT FROM PUBLIC SCRUTINY...........

Dread96821
Dread96821

Arpaio tryin' to get in the news with tough talk and draw attention away from getting bitch slapped by the DOJ. Cooperate with the DOJ Arpaio because everyone knows no death threat against you is credible. You aint worth a bullet. Everybody would rather see you go to jail. Me personally? I will be glad when Arpaio is no longer sheriff. But when he is gone from the MCSO I will forget about him sooner than a turd I shat into the commode.

CopSpeak
CopSpeak

More police officers are convicted of child sex crimes than all other
professions combined. It's law enforcement's "dirty little secret", and
one we are committed to exposing. Police officers use their positions of
trust to violate our children. Their victims are threatened with
physical harm and told no one will believe their word over that of a
police officer. Please visit our Facebook pages to learn more about this silent epidemic that is plaguing the entire nation: http://www.facebook.com/pages/...

Nolan
Nolan

"all other professions combined" You're a clown, your credibility is lost because you chose to put that one line in your post. I know there are cops who do that sick stuff, just like teachers, priests, doctors, and every other profession. Its devastating for the victims but you don't need to pull fake facts out of your ass to get the message out, and why would you post this on a story about a deputy getting murdered by a mad man? Have some respect.

CopSpeak
CopSpeak

Take a few hours and read all the cases that are documented on our Facebook wall. Then you'll understand.

Nolan
Nolan

I read them. You're still lying when you say "all other professions combined." Don't let the facts get in the way of a good cause. Ends justify the means. Here in AZ the teachers and school bus drivers have the cops beat hands down.

Yourproductsucks
Yourproductsucks

Thank you Mr. King.

(with all sincerity)

Guest
Guest

Agreed... Thank you, King, for taking the picture off this article. 

Chris Long
Chris Long

So, Arizona warrants are good in California ?

BleenGloob
BleenGloob

If Tempe Town Lake loses its water again, just put Arpiehole in it. He's so full of p**s that he could fill the whole thing.......ewwwwwwwwww....LOL

PTCGAZ
PTCGAZ

that would probably be healtier then the water in TTL. BTW why are there so many stupid lakes in AZ?

Cav
Cav

Water reservoirs

malapai
malapai

Because the too many people that live in the middle of a fucking desert want things to be just like back home.

Remy
Remy

First off, I support anyone rights to voice against bad cops.  Frankly there are some.  However, in the honor of any fallen police officer's family, it is inappropriate to stain the memory of someone in this fashion. If that officer did something personally to an individual, I can understand the hate.  But to categorize every officer in the same way is unfair just as it is unfair for an officer to categorize every member of a race as a criminal.  I do not support Joe as it is obviously he is in love with himself and the more people get together to get him out of office the better.  But to the author of Targetingcops.com, I implore you to realize that there are a lot of good cops in this world who actually try to make a difference despite the negative outlook on this career.  Cops are people too and having lost family members who were officers, I can tell you the pang of pain resonates deeply when those closed minded individuals can not see past the badge and realize there is another human being it.  

Bnbk
Bnbk

Well stated Remy,I couldn't agree more with your statement. I also have law enforcement officers in my family along with family friends that are officers.Our family falls silent,with hearts pounding every time there is an officer involved shooting or an officer involved accident announced on the news. We consider ourselves fortunate that none of our family members or friends have lost their lives or have been injured in the line of duty. My condolances to your family & also to the family of Deputy Coleman..........As I stated before this Targetingcops.com website is nothing more than a vile,disgusting pile of crap. The people responsible for it's content,I suspect ,are just as vile & disgusting.........We can all disagree with,dislike & be critical of Arpaio's policies,but that websites content is dispicable....Sad,but I suspect that your supplication to the people responsible for that vile website's content will fall on deaf ears.

Bnbk
Bnbk

despicable*

Shane
Shane

i bet joe thinks the blogger is a mexican

malapai
malapai

I bet he thinks it is a lefty douche bag. So do I.

Rob
Rob

"By nature, however, state laws are limited in scope. While most law
enforcement has historically been left to the states, states are ill-equipped
to deal with the extraterritoriality of computer crime. State law enforcement
agencies cannot execute search warrants, subpoena witnesses, or make arrests
beyond their own borders." 

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/...

While the site is vile, MCSO has no authority to execute a search warrant in California (what Judge in Arizona would sign off on one?). Google maintains an extremely competent and effective legal division so this is a waste of time, money and effort.

If Joe has a problem with getting info from them, when it comes to Interstate Computer Abuse, the FBI is the appropriate agency to deal with this. 

Something about burning bridges in here, Joe....

Remy
Remy

 There are some actions law enforcement can take and when it comes to a search warrant, Ol' Joe will have to try to get a California Judge to sign it.  In this case, the judge would have to weight the totality of the situation, such as, how ambiguous the threats are.  Just because the website said your next, does give a specific means therefor does not classify as the California law of criminal threats.  Given Joe's track record of investigating anyone who publicly criticizes his office, I have little doubt that the search warrant will be signed by a judge in California.  Now, say the search warrant was signed by an Arizona judge, in a county that has no presidency over Santa Clara, it will just show Joe's ignorance and obvious disregard of the actual law. 

WhoKnows
WhoKnows

There is that JP in the east valley that will sign anything the Joker and his band put in front of him.

Coz
Coz

Yup, he blows Bozo Joe on a regular basis.

Rob
Rob

Surely you're not referring to Lester "States Rights" Pearce?
lol...

Coz
Coz

Both of them are worthless puppets for Bozo Joe.

WhoKnows
WhoKnows

No, I think his name is John Orr

Yourproductsucks
Yourproductsucks

Is there a reason for the picture? Any chance out of respect for the family that you might take it down?

Guest
Guest

Of course King won't take it down. Bill was an officer, not an inmate, so according to James King and the Phoenix New Times, he doesn't deserve the basic respect deserved by any and every human being.

wherewasi
wherewasi

Love it when blow-hard, bull-shitting "guests" get proven wrong.

Bnbk
Bnbk

I agree YPS.

Gerry_C
Gerry_C

Of course if Google says no, he has a press conference tying Google to immigration and Obama in trying to keep 'this'up sheriff from doing his job.

No search warrant to the state of Hawaii yet? Or is he hiring Porky's Dick Service to assist his posse in Hawaii?

Anon
Anon

Found this to be interesting...
"It essentially said that a Mexican drug cartel was"offering a million dollars for Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s head and offering athousand dollars for anyone who wants to join the Mexican cartel."Couple of points here: If some Mexican cartel kingpinswanted to off Arpaio, they'd just do it. They wouldn't circulate a dumb textmail about it.Secondly, Arpaio is good for cartel business in Arizona.When's the last time you've ever heard of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Officegoing after cartel operations here in Sand Land?" 

Gerry_C
Gerry_C

Yawn...zzzzzzzzz

Each death threat on Joe is crying wolf.

Joe must have seen a Nat Geo special on the Secret Service that talks about daily POTUS threats. ME TOO!

PTCGAZ
PTCGAZ

Gerry, or he has illusions of grander and thinks that he is worthy enough of an assassin's bullet?

PTCGAZ
PTCGAZ

they are on the take!

Anon
Anon

We would believe that reporters have received more death threats in writing truth to power than a sheriff with a 6-figure income, entourage (paid for by the taxpayers) with his offices in the penthouse suites of the 5-star luxury commercial Wells Fargo Bank building (who makes their money funding private prisons). So the sheriff is taking on google now??  And at whose expense??  Sheriff Arpaio stop playing the people for fools. We've had enough of you.
If the sheriff cared about the people instead of himself, he would resign before he is indicted like the formerly well-established Orange County, CA Sheriff and the renown Arapahoe County, CO Sheriff.... with the Los Angeles County Sheriff also on the firing line with abuse of power as his twin towers are also "hell-holes" that rival Maricopa County jails ---- America's Abu Ghraib prisons.

Anon
Anon

We would believe that reporters have received more death threats in writing truth to power than a sheriff with a 6-figure income, entourage (pay for by the taxpayers) with his offices in the penthouse suites of the 5-star luxury commercial Wells Fargo Bank building (who makes their money funding private prisons). So the sheriff is taking on google now??  And at whose expense?? 

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