Trooper Arrested by State Detectives During Criminal Investigation
The trooper was booked on multiple counts of theft and misconduct involving weapons
Friday, December 22, 2017
- For Immediate Release -
The Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) was recently provided information containing serious allegations against a Department employee. An investigation into those allegations was immediately launched; as a result, the trooper was arrested and booked into the Maricopa County Jail on eight counts of theft and eight counts of misconduct involving weapons.
The trooper has also been administratively suspended.
AZDPS holds our employees to the highest standard. AZDPS is committed to full transparency and will provide an update as the investigation continues.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety is a state-level law enforcement agency whose mission is to protect human life and property by enforcing state laws, deterring criminal activity and providing vital support to the State of Arizona and its citizens.