Pima Co. Sheriff's Dept.: Chief Deputy indicted for misuse of RI - Tucson News Now

breaking

Pima Co. Sheriff's Dept.: Chief Deputy indicted for misuse of RICO funds

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson News Now has just learned that Pima County Sheriff's Department's Chief Deputy Chris Radtke, has been indicted for the misuse of RICO funds.

Radtke has submitted his resignation to the Sheriff’s Office, according to Pima Co. Sheriff Chris Nanos. 

"In regards to RICO money expenditures, there is a stringent process in place with independent review from an outside agency," said Sheriff Nanos in a statement issued on Monday night. "There is also an audit on the backend of all expenditures and we will continue to review all processes to make sure checks and balances are working appropriately."

We will continue to bring you updates on this developing story. 

Copyright 2016 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

  • Local newsMore>>

  • Help 'Clear the Shelter' at Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter & Sanctuary

    Help 'Clear the Shelter' at Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter & Sanctuary

    Thursday, August 17 2017 11:30 AM EDT2017-08-17 15:30:40 GMT
    Help clear the shelter at Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter and Sanctuary. (Source: Hermitage No-Kill Cat shelter & Sanctuary)Help clear the shelter at Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter and Sanctuary. (Source: Hermitage No-Kill Cat shelter & Sanctuary)

    Looking for the "purrfect" feline companion?  This Saturday, Aug. 19, might just be the best time, as the Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter and Sanctuary is participating in the Clear the Shelter campaign. 

    Looking for the "purrfect" feline companion?  This Saturday, Aug. 19, might just be the best time, as the Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter and Sanctuary is participating in the Clear the Shelter campaign. 

  • Adoption fees waived at PACC during Clear the Shelter event

    Adoption fees waived at PACC during Clear the Shelter event

    Thursday, August 17 2017 11:26 AM EDT2017-08-17 15:26:39 GMT
    (Source: Pima Animal Care Center)(Source: Pima Animal Care Center)

    This weekend is your best chances to find your "forever" friend at the Pima Animal Care Center, thanks to the "Clear the Shelters" event.  

    This weekend is your best chances to find your "forever" friend at the Pima Animal Care Center, thanks to the "Clear the Shelters" event.  

  • PRESIDENTIAL TWEETS: Trump targets Flake, laments removal of Confederate monuments

    PRESIDENTIAL TWEETS: Trump targets Flake, laments removal of Confederate monuments

    Thursday, August 17 2017 10:17 AM EDT2017-08-17 14:17:02 GMT
    President Trump tweets on Confederate momument removal (Source: Twitter / @realDonaldTrump)President Trump tweets on Confederate momument removal (Source: Twitter / @realDonaldTrump)

    In a series of tweets Thursday morning, August 17, President Trump called Arizona Senator Jeff Flake "toxic," and said he is sad to see Confederate monuments removed. Mr. Trump's tweet on Sen. Flake came just before 4 a.m. Arizona time and said: "Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake, who is WEAK on borders, crime and a non-factor in Senate. He's toxic!" Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake, who is ...

    In a series of tweets Thursday morning, August 17, President Trump called Arizona Senator Jeff Flake "toxic," and said he is sad to see Confederate monuments removed. Mr. Trump's tweet on Sen. Flake came just before 4 a.m. Arizona time and said: "Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake, who is WEAK on borders, crime and a non-factor in Senate. He's toxic!" Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake, who is ...

Powered by Frankly