PHOENIX — A court proceeding on a misdemeanor hit-and-run charge against
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is being postponed again and his lawyer said he is
trying to reach a settlement with prosecutors.
Horne’s attorney requested and obtained a second one-month delay in a pretrial
conference that was scheduled Monday in Phoenix Municipal Court.
Michael Kimerer’s request said he needs more time to evaluate the evidence and
interview critical witnesses. He also wrote in a Dec. 13 motion he is having
ongoing settlement communications with city prosecutors he hopes lead to a
Horne is accused of not leaving a note after FBI agents saw him tap another
vehicle while driving a borrowed car earlier this year.
Horne said he didn’t think the other vehicle was damaged. He has pleaded not