Casa Grande Dispatch
Embattled Superior Mayor Jayme Valenzuela has been indicted for theft, Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Friday.
Valenzuela, who is facing a recall in the northern Pinal County town, has been charged with one count of Theft, a class 5 felony. The Superior Town Council hired an auditor who determined that Valenzuela used the town’s debit card on eight separate occasions to obtain a total of $2,300 in cash between August 2013 and December 2014. Two of the withdrawals were at the Wild Horse Pass Casino, and the other six withdrawals occurred at various bank machines in Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Brnovich said in a news release.