Sheriff Joe Arpaio Pleads Not Guilty to Contempt of Court Charge

Sheriff Joe Arpaio; Photo: Ross Franklin

Sheriff Joe Arpaio; Photo: Ross Franklin

Popular yet controversial Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has pleaded not guilty to charges of criminal contempt of court. 

The charges stem from accusations that Arpaio continued immigration patrols after a judge ordered them stopped. 

Arpaio is vying for his 7th term as Maricopa County Sheriff.

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