Joe Arpaio and MCSO's Weekend in Tempe Ends With 405 Arrests

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office certainly didn't shut down the Arizona State University party scene in Tempe this weekend, but the alcohol task-force did come away with 405 arrests.

That was the fourth weekend of Tempe PD's "Safe and Sober" campaign, which notched 1,367 arrests over the three previous weekends.

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According to Tempe PD, 58 of those 405 arrests over the weekend were for DUI.

Despite Arpaio's self-appointed tough-guy status, he didn't really scare the party-hardy ASU crowd as much as he would've liked to.

For example, this young lady, on what appears to be Mill Avenue:

And this young lady:

And these gentlemen:

Arpaio had his own Twitter hashtag this weekend, #shotsforjoe, in which students just mocked Arpaio while posting pictures of themselves slamming alcohol, or their comrades passed out on and around campus -- including a photo of girl who was naked from the waist down, apparently passed out or hardly moving atop a concrete wall.

Tempe PD got some ribbing from the students as well, as you can see from this photo that was floating around:

Last weekend's enforcement is the last of its kind scheduled for now, but Tempe PD sent out to following note to media outlets: "A date for Phase III of our Safe and Sober campaign has not been established however, Tempe PD and its partners will continue to monitor this issue and continue to do what is necessary to protect lives."

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fishingblues topcommenter

More obsession with Arpaio.    


Arpaio is alow life, corrupt P O S, plain and simple. Surprised someone hasnt taken his lard AS$ out yet!

Keith Woodson
Keith Woodson

yikes..... looks like a few of them were.... well once they go to tent city, hopefully they will be reluctant to do something that sends them back again!

Keith Woodson
Keith Woodson

Hope they weren't DUI arrests... otherwise, these kids will learn about getting a DUI in AZ...... Maricopa County especially..... their parents aren't going to get them out of tent city....


arpaio state university, third best university in Arizona.


@robert_graham, jaffyboi, good for joe? cockeyed bitch, what good is it when he goes around like a bitch in heat, asking his abettors 2 aid him in his quest 4 "illegals" while ignoring d rest of d criminals, specially possible child molesters like fishingblues, whose user name picture speaks more than he can possibly deny... or urself. BTW, how is that job at bk going, altough i heard that u want 2 migrate 2 Tacobell. FUCKING BURRO EATER.


@Elijah Hummingbird Walker, that's around d number of rape/sexual assault cases that the OLD FOOL ignored or didn't investigate.


@robert_graham, actually u & CRAZY LEGS JOE R THE BUFFOONS.Both of u need 2 b taken out.....well, the clown shurf is already in his way out; as 4 u jaffy, as soon as saggy balls is out, u r going following behind him, pushing his wheel chair & at the same time smelling his farts & a bag of depends 4 when he poops. HE'S GOING 2 B MONITORED. HA HA HA AHA, WELL DESERVED IT. PAIR OF CUCARACHAS PUTAS.HASTA LA VISTA PUTAS.

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