15-Year-Old Arrested In Detention Officer's Death
September 25, 2013
Photo of Officer Jorge Vargas courtesy of MCSO.
A 15-year-old boy will face charges as an adult in the shooting death of a Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's
deputy who was shot outside his home in August.
Officer Jorge Vargas was fatally shot at about 4:30 a.m. as he went out to get his pickup truck started at his west Phoenix home. He was wearing his sheriff's office uniform.
Leonard Moreno has been in custody since late August on charges of drug possession and participating in a drive-by shooting two days after the officer's death, reports the Arizona Republic.
Displaying 1 - 2 of 2
Really? @ 9/27/2013 8:36 AM
Adult Crime, Adult Time. This teen committed PREMEDITATED MURDER on a LEO, and needs to be permanently removed from the earth.
S.S. @ 9/27/2013 8:52 AM
I hate reading these news bits. I'm very sorry for the deputies family, friends and co-worker's i hope they just end that fucken POS, and sue the family. I don't care. This family should've established some type of control.
Join the Discussion
Other Recent News
The lack of accurate information about police-involved shootings is roiling the nation's...
After a year of growing calls for transparency in law enforcement, Texas has debuted a...
A Grand Rapids, MI, officer worked one of his last shifts with his son overnight.
The "Having Enough Police Matters'' campaign is intended to pressure City Hall to provide...
Kerrick was tried earlier this year on a voluntary manslaughter charge, but a jury was...