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AZ Attorney General in Hit and Run

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has received a misdemeanor citation alleging he caused paint damage to the bumper of a parked vehicle during a March 27 fender bender that he did not report.

The accident was witnessed by two FBI special agents who were tailing Horne as part of an investigation into alleged campaign-finance violations. The FBI turned the information over to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. Earlier this month, county officials referred the matter to the city of Phoenix.

The state’s top prosecutor issued a brief, written statement about the citation shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Phoenix Police Department Sgt. Trent Crump said detectives from the Vehicular Crimes Unit cited Horne Wednesday morning.

Source: Arizona Republic. Read full article. (link)

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  • johnl||

    From the title it looked like he was in Frapper et Quitter, which made no sense, since this is 24-7.

  • Dan||

    Sounds like somebody just trying to "get him" for something since their investigation apparently didn't pan out. If the investigation had turned up anything I'm pretty sure they wouldn't be bothering with charging him for chipping the paint on a bumper.