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What happens if you find money or jewelry? Can you keep it?

April 16, 2020 | Theft & Shoplifting

The old saying, finders keepers, losers weepers, is not correct. In Arizona, a person commits theft if, without lawful authority, the person knowingly: comes into control of lost, mislaid or misdelivered property of another under the circumstances providing means of inquiry as to the true owner and appropriates such property to the person own or… read more

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Arizona Domestic Violence Statistics

April 13, 2020 | Domestic Violence

Domestic violence and abuse are common crimes throughout the US. Every day, thousands of adults and children suffer domestic abuse. Domestic violence can refer to many types of offenses committed against members of the defendant’s household or someone with which the defendant has a personal, familial or romantic relationship. All 50 states track domestic violence… read more

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Reported Rise of Domestic Violence Calls to Police During COVID-19

April 13, 2020 | Domestic Violence

Police say they have seen an increase in calls reporting domestic violence over the past few weeks. The restrictions put in place to try slowing down the spread of the virus has resulted in most Americans confined to their homes for weeks now. The economic impact of these measures has been felt by the vast… read more

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Discharging a Gun Within City Limits

April 9, 2020 | Firearms Crimes

On New Year’s Eve, at Midnight, some foolish people shoot a gun into the air to celebrate. What they do not think about is gravity because that bullet is going to come down. Those falling bullets kill people. The legislature is fully aware of the danger and passed some strict laws. This law is often… read more

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Arizona Domestic Violence Laws

April 6, 2020 | Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a crime frequently alleged in Arizona. Many cases involve false accusations. Others are domestic disputes that get out of control, after which the person who called the police may try to take back the accusation. After calling the police about alleged domestic violence, however, the state will have jurisdiction over the case… read more

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