Joe Arpaio leaves a federal courthouse in Phoenix earlier this month. The former Maricopa County sheriff was found guilty Monday of criminal contempt, a charge that carries a maximum sentence of six months in jail. Angie Wang/AP

Say It Ain’t So, Joe


Say it ain’t so, Joe.1 But, of course, it is. Joe Arpaio, the former Maricopa County Sheriff, was found guilty of criminal contempt on Monday. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton found Arpaio guilty of criminal contempt. For 24 years, he was the Sheriff of Maricopa County. He called himself “America’s Toughest Sheriff.” As many of…