Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery seems to enjoy playing Let's Make a Deal, even if he gets burned now and then.
Attorney Marc Victor and Peter Steinmetz at August's news conference.
In his latest move of seeming leniency, Montgomery's letting AR-15-toting brain scientist Peter Steinmetz escape serious penalties as long as he promises to, among other things, keep his weapons out of sight while he's at Valley airports for the next two years.
The high-profile deal Montgomery made with Shanesha Taylor, the woman who raised $114,000 after leaving her kids in a hot car while at a job interview, didn't work out so well. When Taylor didn't comply with the terms of her deferred prosecution deal, an equally high-profile story about the deal's failure made headlines.More »