Is Being a Cleaning Lady at Work One of the Most Serious Crimes in Maricopa County?

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Um, criminal scum.


The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office made another one of its signature worksite raids late last week, busting four big, bad cleaning-ladies in the process.

Their crime, MCSO alleges, is "identity theft" -- although many of these cases don't involve the theft of someone's identity.

See also:
-Joe Arpaio Arrests Four Cleaning Ladies in 74th Immigration Raid

An attorney for the women's employer, Pro-Serv, told the Feathered Bastard that the company doesn't engage in any unlawful employment practices. Not that it matters -- Arpaio's MCSO has very, very rarely been interested in employers of alleged undocumented immigrants.

MCSO didn't offer up too much more information on the raid, although you can suspect it was similar to the 73 similar raids, which all end with a few Latino people being rounded up for little more than showing up to work that day.

Now, do you believe there is any more serious crime being committed in Arizona than toilets being scrubbed (sex crimes, maybe)?

Cast your vote below:


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IdontRecall
IdontRecall

The Drunkard Guv, the BOS,  Elmer Tom Horne, LapDog Monty & every person in a position of power, could B deemed 2 B in complicity with the RACIST CORRUPT POS due 2 their inaction 2 stop D CARNAGE that he has caused through the years that he's been in office. milking the taxpayer's money while creating a SANCTUARY CITY 4 D WORST CRIMINALS, specially CHILD MOLESTERS, that 4 some reason, the FETID 1 seems 2 B a magnet 4 them.

Furthermore, that complicity. IMO. could B tantamount 2. AIDING AND ABETING A WELL KNOWN CORRUPT & RACIST, who has misspent thousands of dollars on his "pet proyects" without any consequences, & 2 make matters worse, the BOS decided to AID HIM 2 pay some of that misspent money and in the process ABETTING him 2 continue doing it.

To make matters much worse, there R asskisers like JAFFY & HILLLKREDNECK just 2 mention some, who through their RACIST DRIVELS feed that FUCKING MEGALOMANIAC, ENCOURAGING HIM 2 continue destroying lives, by going after "dangerous" hard working individuals, that requires no effort but 2 go and set his show, perp walk them and spew his well rehearsed bullshit.  AND HE CALLS HIMSELF "THE TOUGHEST SHERIFF IN AMERICA" 

dmcrane1
dmcrane1

In the El Mirage cases, rapes and some murders, Maricopa Sheriff's department was being paid by the city of El Mirage to police their town and to investigate crimes occurring there.  I have heard testimony directly from former Sheriff's detectives who testified that Sheriff Joe specifically told them to "ignore" the crimes that came from El Mirage.  Those 400 un-investigated crimes were filed away and not investigated or touched by Sheriff Joe's cadre of criminals while at the same time the Sheriff was happily collecting money from the town.  In one murder case of a young woman, the neighbors told the sheriff's deputies the name of the man who did it, and it was never investigated, the man was never questioned, and later murdered someone else. Sheriff Joe is an affront to human decency and should be in his own pink jail for a long time. 


goodguess
goodguess

not only is this particular raid offensive and cost excessive, please please pleeese somebody make the old fuck wash his hair if he is gonna be on tv.....puhleeese?

StopTheHating
StopTheHating

Joe Arpiao is a racist scumbag and media whore.  Anyone who agrees with him and his racist tactics is also a racist. Period. End of argument.  Don't even try to hide your racism behind the American flag.

TaxpayingVoter
TaxpayingVoter

I'd far rather taxpayer dollars were spent to capture criminals whose acts endanger others.

I resent Arpaio's penchant for wasting resources on low-hanging fruit when dangerous criminals are running around.

Joe Kennedy
Joe Kennedy

Oh and I'm done jumping back and forth on the threads. If you want to you go right ahead and continue on.

Joe Kennedy
Joe Kennedy

Mouth breathers but I have a "smart phone" and sometimes I neglect to proof read is auto setting, but hey now who's the word sheriff? And actually the ONE case that was prosecuted the child was white and so was the rapist. That is the only question you posed. The rest was just some rambling drivel about white evil doers. You really need to research shit better. And what's ansewr? See how this correction crap could go all night?

Chris Brown
Chris Brown

Mouth breeders or breathers? You still didnt ansewr the question which I fully expected, because people of you're ilk don't know what to do when presented with actual facts. I made nothing up, everything I restated was in your original post..and if "Brown" isn't a race, then why did you mention it in the context you did?

Joe Kennedy
Joe Kennedy

As for your ignorance on Canadians... there are many here with no work visas or dual citizenship papers. Not to mention Chinese, Croatians and so many other people here illegally. Of course it's mostly people from Mexico it borders our state duh.

Joe Kennedy
Joe Kennedy

What makes you think I have to respond to you? Who the Fuck are you? Another mouth breeding knuckle dragging supporter of Arpaio? But I will entertain your ignorance and respond. Every news station in this state did a story on the 400 kids being molested and raped, but conveniently you must have missed it. Considering you buddy Arpaio is a media whore that can't keep his mouth shut, he was awfully tight lipped on this subject. Now as far as me "changing" it from Guadalupe to El Mirage again you pull shit out of your ass and try to make it stick...I concurred I was incorrect as any person that doesn't think his shit doesn't stink would do. I never once in any post said anything about racism? Again that ass pickin shit thrower comes into play. I called it brown sweeps and if you didn't know.. Brown isn't a race. Now my question to you is can you admit when you claim things that weren't actually posted? Or maybe you just sling shit like the usual Arpaio mouth breeding knuckle dragging ass clowns do?

Chris Brown
Chris Brown

Oh, and Illegal Canadians are buying up all the foreclosures! Oh em ghee...they really are criminals, those damn Canadians..you're a joke

Chris Brown
Chris Brown

Just in case you missed it, because you haven't responded accordingly... Hey Joe Kennedy..here's a question for you..you seem so concerned about the "brown sweeps" that occur and point out all the evil white racism that Arpaio and the Maricopa County Sheriffs office display on a daily basis, and then point to the "400 plus children that were raped or molested in Guadalupe, which you then changed to El Mirage. Now the only piece of information I could find on this subject was, low and behold, another biased New Times article. However, depending on what demographic stat website you use, you will find that the population of EL Mirage is anywhere from 47-66% Hispanic, additionally up to 96% of the foreign born that reside in that city come from Mexico. If that many children, 400 as you state, are being raped and molested..who's doing the raping? Not illegal immigrants, I can't imagine! Additionally, according to your logic, would it be "racist" to go after these rapers?? I'll wait..

Joe Kennedy
Joe Kennedy

Actually it is. Who do you think is buying up all the foreclosures? I know no less than 5 Canadians living here with no visa.

Donna Faye Reid
Donna Faye Reid

so much more threatening, compared to the child molesters and sex offenders

Barbie MacBride
Barbie MacBride

Well, if she's here illegally she is a criminal and NOT working lawfully = sorry, kids : TRUTH !

Tina Ramos
Tina Ramos

Illegals are illegals, deport them all I say!

Chris Brown
Chris Brown

Hey Joe Kennedy..here's a question for you..you seem so concerned about the "brown sweeps" that occur and point out all the evil white racism that Arpaio and the Maricopa County Sheriffs office display on a daily basis, and then point to the "400 plus children that were raped or molested in Guadalupe, which you then changed to El Mirage. Now the only piece of information I could find on this subject was, low and behold, another biased New Times article. However, depending on what demographic stat website you use, you will find that the population of EL Mirage is anywhere from 47-66% Hispanic, additionally up to 96% of the foreign born that reside in that city come from Mexico. If that many children, 400 as you state, are being raped and molested..who's doing the raping? Not illegal immigrants, I can't imagine! Additionally, according to your logic, would it be "racist" to go after these rapers?? I'll wait..

Joe Kennedy
Joe Kennedy

I stand corrected it was El Mirage. I screwed up in the heat of the moment because this pisses me off more than anything he hasn't done.

Paul Valach
Paul Valach

I have to wonder if Arpaio was doing these raids in SF, or NY or Chicago where immigration is also a problem how he would fare or people would react. I'm not fond of the raids as there is other major crime in his office...still we tend to rehash ..

oakrad32
oakrad32

Musicman- I own my own business and worked sometimes 17-18 hours a day to run it. Just for the record, those people standing on the corner with the will work for food signs have a right to be there. They are AMERICAN CITIZENS!!

Why would any law abiding, Mexican-American, be ok with others skirting the system to get here illegally. So many Mexicans have come through the system the right way, some through great sacrifice, and now some want to cheapen what they earned. Sorry, the USA isn't for sale, regardless of what the idiot in the White House has to say.

Robert Tuozzo
Robert Tuozzo

agree, get them on a bus w/ a one-way ticket. I'll pay

Chris Brown
Chris Brown

Yeah, because the state is just running over with Canadian illegal immigrants LMAO

Dontbelieveit
Dontbelieveit

don't know what your experience has been in the job market, I've never had ANY problem finding work........you do however have to GO OUT and LOOK for it ! Anyone that says they( the Mexicans) have the job market is FULL OF SHIT . More like an excuse not to go look for work.........ah hell them mescans got all the jobs .You are so full of shit your blue eyes are turning brown . Go on the west side or the east side at streets that intersect with a major street . What do you see?grown  adults  standing out there BEGGING for money . What kind of shit is that ? I've NEVER SEEN A MEXICAN BEGGING FOR ANYTHING .! If they would put as much time and effort in looking for a job HELL WHO KNOWS  they might get one ...that's what they're afraid of WORK

Lisa Perez
Lisa Perez

hmmmmmmmmmmmm.. what nationality are YOU? Unless you are Native American.. that statement is illogical.. because.. SOMEWHERE down the line.. your family came here illegally!! No one is AMERICAN!! We are a melting pot of humanity that SOMEHOW became numb to that fact. smh

Larry Houser
Larry Houser

Lisa, if the employers knew they need charges brought against them too, and should be dealt with. If they had fake IDs, they might not know. Needs to be looked into.

Lisa Perez
Lisa Perez

and.. I agree with just about EVERYTHING that Joe and Manuel have said.. except to correct Joe's comment about the 400+ rapes and molestations.. they were NOT in Guadalupe.. but.. in El Mirage.. irrespective.. point is.. Arpaio is NO hero.. he is a DISGRACE!! He is petty and disrespectful and it AMAZES me that you and those like you can't see it!! What if the law was to rid this state of ALL Canadian Illegals? Thereby making the profile.. pretty white BLOND women? What if THAT were the case? What IF you were just doing your job and Arpaio's THUGS came in and rounded up all your co-workers that looked just like YOU do? (including YOU) and splashed your face across ALL local media.. causing you great embarrassment.. because.. in FACT you were BORN here? What IF? How would you feel then? Because.. THAT my dear Ms. Smith is EXACTLY what is happening in this great state.... and.. we ARE the laughing stock!! its absolutely disgraceful. So.. be the SHEEP that you are! Do NOT think outside the box!! and.. if.. in fact.. you are finishing your criminal justice studies.. remember THIS.. "Justice should ALWAYS be tempered with MERCY"!! (I too am a student of the law and THAT is a quote from a DA I interned under.. oh.. but.. that was in CALIFORNIA!! I always forget they do things MUCH DIFFERENTLY here in the Wild Wild West!!) smh!! Wake UP Ms. Smith!! Education is NOT about remembering all the BULLSHIT they feed you.. its about CRITICAL THINKING and thinking OUTSIDE the box and QUESTIONING AUTHORITY and CHALLENGING the status quo.. but.. evidently.. you haven't gotten that far in your studies.. CARRY ON..

Lisa Perez
Lisa Perez

Spaniards = European = WHITES.. just sayin..

Denise Mason
Denise Mason

If they are committing identity theft in order to obtain that job, you bet!!!!

Lisa Perez
Lisa Perez

the employers should NOT have hired them and should be held accountable.. but.. they'll feign ignorance and say they had NO IDEA they were illegal (if, in fact, they are) and the employers will go on their merry way.. hiring illegals and not get penalized for it!!

Lisa Perez
Lisa Perez

Riiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiight?!?! I've been asking that question for YEARS!!! Where's the accountability? The businesses don't care.. there are lots of other Mexicans that will come along and take their place!! Those poor women are NOT the problem!!! Just sayin..

oakrad32
oakrad32

I realize this is a left wing nut job website, but why is it that the left wing nut jobs only want the laws they like to be enforced. If you are here illegal, you deserve to be arrested. What is so hard to understand about the term, "illegal." Considering there are over 30 million illegals from all walks of life in the country, think about how that affects our ability to get our healthcare at a reasonable rate, our car insurance at a reasonable rate, and even how it effects the wages we get paid. The ignorant will always say that the illegals will do things Americans won't. No, illegals will do things Americans won't do for the money they are being paid. Can't you idiots see that this will hold down wages for the low income Americans?? If there were no illegals to undercut the wages, the people doing the hiring would have to raise what they pay to get the job done. There would be less people on unemployment, our public schools would be far better off not having to teach down to those who don't even speak English, and we could actually use the emergency room in a reasonable amount of time.

Joe Arpaio is a hero! The only reason his department was pulled from ICE is political with our current "only enforce the laws we like" administration. They are traitors in my book.

Kal Varnson
Kal Varnson

DISAGREE. He is a racist dictator who must be stopped. :(

Arizona Highrise
Arizona Highrise

ANSWER: No. Being an illegal alien is the crime the Sheriff is after. The people are sick and tired of millions of them hindering economy by taking jobs from Americans.

Joe Kennedy
Joe Kennedy

If you don't know what the " Brown Sweeps " are may I suggest you come down off of your imaginary Barbie pedestal and join the real fuckin world. You know REALITY.

IdontRecall
IdontRecall

@Chris Brown, U R in the wrong thread dude, BTW, DRIBBLE might B used when refering 2 something like basketball action, since it means: "TO PROPEL BY SUCCESSIVE SLIGHT TAPS OR BOUNCES.

A perfect example of a DRIVEL is what Jaffy , D resident troll posts, which means: TO TALK OR UTTER STUPIDLY, CARELESSLY, OR IN AN IFANTILE WAY,(Driveler). I hope this helps U.

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

@Barbie MacBride Crossing the border without papers is a misdemeanor.  Less of a crime than going 20 over the speed limit.

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

@Tina Ramos MCSO has been caught doing many illegal things!  Deport Arpaio!  He was an anchor baby after all!

THE_JUDGE
THE_JUDGE

@oakrad32 I am quite sure your "own business" is failing, hence the 18 hour days and irrational hate. Your  business is failing because of you and you alone. I am also quite sure your kindergarten level of economics has contributed to your failures. Man up and take responsibility, quit blaming others and perhaps you may salvage something.



Dontbelieveit
Dontbelieveit

@oakrad32 I have no doubt in my mind that you work hard and have worked hard to get where you are today.  They have the right........... no doubt to  beg regardless of whether or not they are Americans  My point is that there of A LOT OF LAZY  GOOD FOR NOTHINGS OUT THERE BEGGING WHEN they could be looking for a JOB.

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

@oakrad32 So tell us, oh RWNJ, why MCSO FAILED to investigate 400 sex crimes, and why MCSO ILLEGALLY spent $100m in dedicated jail funds.


Then tell us how Witch hunts against county officials by MCSO that resulted in the disbarment of county attorneys.  Come on.  Then we can talk about the $50m paid out for wrongful deaths in MCSO jails. and why there are more court cases against MCSO than Houston, Chicago, and L.A. COMBINED!


In case you haven't noticed, the MCSO itself is doing things ILLEGALLY!  Ask Black, Fox, and Hendershott!

jeanjb
jeanjb

@Arizona Highrise early cuyler???is that you???

I thought you were in Georgia.......the U.S. Georgia.

THE_JUDGE
THE_JUDGE

@Arizona Highrise People like you are always trying to lay blame for being a broke loser.  Go to school, get a job and work hard. It really is that simple. Of course not as simple as blaming Mexicans for all your problems.

chasity.a
chasity.a

@Arizona Highrise They add to the economy if you could get off your dairy aire and do a little research.  Also, they aren't taking your jobs, your jobs are sent over seas!  There is no way you would be cleaning that toilet for 3.00 an hour and don't even suggest you would.  Argue that they would have to pay you more money to clean the toilet, that is a fair argument, however then your entitled-feeling butt would scream that you have to pay more money to use said facilities.  You idiots crack me up when you scream they are taking our jobs.  Jobs YOU SIMPLY WILL NOT DO.  What happened the when they raided the fields last time?  Tons of rotting tomatoes that's what!  Did you get off your lazy butt and pick them?  No because you're a hypocrite. 

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

@Arizona Highrise Do some research, as they actually ADD to the AZ economy.

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