Jodi Arias prosecutor Juan Martinez linked to 'Serial Street Shooter' case

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Jodi Arias prosecutor Juan Martinez may try 'Serial Street Shooter' case. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Jodi Arias prosecutor Juan Martinez may try 'Serial Street Shooter' case. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Thursday hearing on 'Serial Street Shooter' case. (Source: Maricopa County Superior Court) Thursday hearing on 'Serial Street Shooter' case. (Source: Maricopa County Superior Court)
Jodi Arias prosecutor Juan Martinez may try 'Serial Street Shooter' case. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Jodi Arias prosecutor Juan Martinez may try 'Serial Street Shooter' case. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Juan Martinez may try the 'Serial Street Shooter' case. (Source: Andrew Michalscheck) Juan Martinez may try the 'Serial Street Shooter' case. (Source: Andrew Michalscheck)
Aaron Juan Saucedo, 23. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff Office) Aaron Juan Saucedo, 23. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff Office)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

Juan Martinez, who became a household name during the Jodi Arias trial, looks to take on another high-profile case.

Court documents pointed to him being the prosecutor in the “Serial Street Shooter” case.

On the Maricopa County Superior Court calendar, Martinez was listed as the lead prosecutor for a hearing set on Thursday.

According to an official with the Maricopa County Attorney's Office, Martinez is not the prosecutor who will be handling the oral argument on Thursday.

Currently, Martinez is assigned to the court case involving Aaron Juan Saucedo's murder charge in connection with the shooting death of Raul Romero.

There has not been a charging decision on the other submittal yet said the MCAO official.

[READ MORE: Police name Serial Street Shooter suspect, add 3 more shootings to case]

Police named Saucedo, 23, the prime suspect in the series of deadly shootings in the Phoenix area that terrorized the Valley and left nine dead in 12 shootings between 2015 and 2016.

Saucedo was booked on 26 felony counts, including homicide, assault and drive-by shooting.

[COURT HEARING: Hearing set on Thursday for 'Serial Street Shooter' case]

Shortly after Saucedo was arrested in connections with the shooting death of Romero in 2015, police tabbed him as a person of interest in the series of deadly shootings.

Saucedo pleaded not guilty to the murder of Romero, which was initially not considered in connection with the serial shootings.

[COURT HEARING PHOTO: Hearing set on Thursday for 'Serial Street Shooter' case]

Last month, the State Bar of Arizona dismissed an ethics charge against Martinez. He was under investigation for violating rules of professional conduct.

Martinez published a book about Arias even though her appeals process was not completed.

[RELATED: Ethics complaint against Jodi Arias' prosecutor Juan Martinez has been dismissed]

The committee that dismissed the charge says Martinez got permission to write the book and nothing was published that would affect future litigation.

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