Chief Deputy: Sheriff’s Office Paid $250K For Informant’s Secret Investigation

By Jude Joffe-Block
September 25, 2015

Court testimony on Friday in the contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio revealed the sheriff’s office improperly used federal drug interdiction funds to pay the confidential informant who tried to link the judge in the case in a conspiracy with the U.S. Department of Justice.