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Judge orders Scott Warren trial docs unsealed after media lawsuit

A federal judge ruled that documents filed in the case against No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren must be unsealed after media organizations sued to make them public. ... Read more»

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Scott Warren to be retried on 2 migrant harboring charges

Federal prosecutors will pursue two harboring charges against Scott Warren after announcing in federal court Tuesday morning that they would drop the charge of criminal conspiracy to transport and harbor illegal aliens. ... Read more»2

Retrial looms for Scott Warren as prosecutors consider launching new case

Three weeks after a jury declared they were unable to reach a decision in the case against No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren, federal prosecutors will announce Tuesday whether they will again pursue criminal charges. ... Read more»

Scott Warren trial: Hung jury in case of No More Deaths volunteer

After deliberating for three days, the jury in the case of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren is deadlocked and unable to reach a decision on the three federal felony charges against him. The judge declared a hung jury.... Read more»1

Warren trial: Deadlocked jury given 'Allen charge' by judge, told to keep deliberating

The jury reviewing the case against No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren will continue to deliberate for a third day, after the judge in the case issued an "Allen charge" and instructed them to try to reach a verdict.... Read more»

No More Deaths trial: Warren waits after case sent to jury

Federal prosecutors and defense attorneys made their closing arguments in the Scott Warren trial Friday, sending the felony case against the humanitarian aid volunteer to a jury, which deliberated all afternoon without reaching a verdict.... Read more»

No More Deaths trial: Warren testifies, prosecutors call final witness

Scott Warren, a No More Deaths volunteer on trial after his arrest by Border Patrol in 2018, wound up his testimony Thursday as his defense finished their case, and prosecutors questioned a final witness. ... Read more»3

No More Deaths trial: Warren testifies in defense, says he's 'compelled' to help migrants in desert

No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren testified in his own defense, telling jurors Wednesday that that his spiritual values compel him to help those who "stumble" out of the desert and that doing so is "good and right, especially in a place that feels like a low-intensity conflict."... Read more»9

Warren trial: BP agents testify NMD volunteer prompted raid with gestures

Border Patrol agents testified against Scott Warren, a No More Deaths volunteer facing harboring and conspiracy charges, as the trial entered its second day Thursday.... Read more»

Prosecutors argue No More Deaths volunteer conspired to protect 2 men in country illegally

Federal prosecutors argued Wednesday that Scott Warren, a volunteer for a humanitarian group that works to save people from dying in Arizona's hostile deserts, was engaged in a "criminal conspiracy" when he decided to harbor two men in the country without authorization in 2018.... Read more»

Judge rejects motion to dismiss migrant harboring case vs. No More Deaths volunteer

The case against Scott Warren, a No More Deaths volunteer who faces harboring charges after he was arrested by Border Patrol, will move forward after a federal judge rejected a motion to dismiss the case that argued his arrest in Ajo "arose from selective enforcement." ... Read more»

As No More Deaths trial wraps up, aid group searches for missing man & finds remains in desert

As the trial of a No More Deaths volunteer drew to a close Wednesday, members of the group continued to search for a man missing since last week in the remote Cabeza Prieta refuge, and discovered human remains. ... Read more»

No More Deaths volunteer testifes leaving water for migrants is a 'sacred act'

The land where migrants have suffered and died, often alone under “excruciating” circumstances is “sacred” and leaving water there is an act of faith, No More Deaths activist Scott Warren testified as his federal trial began Monday. ... Read more»

Lawyers for No More Deaths volunteer argue surveillance, arrest was 'retaliatory'

Lawyers are asking a federal court to dismiss harboring charges against a No More Deaths volunteer, arguing that newly disclosed text messages show the decision to keep watch on the group was done in retaliation for a critical report on Border Patrol released just hours earlier.... Read more»

No More Deaths volunteers fined $250, sentenced to 15 mos. probation

A federal judge sentenced four No More Deaths volunteers to 15 months of probation and fined each $250 on Friday, stemming from their convictions last month of violating federal law when they left water and food for migrants crossing Southern Arizona's deserts.... Read more»

No More Deaths volunteers seek new trial, say prosecutors refused to disclose documents

As volunteers with No More Deaths face sentencing Friday, their attorneys are seeking a new trial, arguing that prosecutors "refused to provide relevant, material disclosure," and that the case was part of a "vindictive and selective prosecution." ... Read more»

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