NEWS: Fri. April 23, 2010

Apr 23rd @ 5:39 pm in News by Scott Staley

The Colorado State Patrol, in conjunction with several area law enforcement agencies  and the Survivors Assistance For Education (S.A.F.E.) committee want to invite parents to join them  in a partnership focused on keeping new and young drivers safe through the Alive at 25 Parent Program!  Classes will be held around the state on May 1st.  In Gunnison classes will be held at   Gunnison County Courthouse Conference Room 200, 200 E. Virginia.  In Fruita it will be held at Fruita Colorado State Patrol Office, 554 Jurasic Court….
Source: Press Release  (Posted 5:28p by Jim Kapp)

Three more southern Utah residents have pleaded guilty in a federal investigation into theft and trafficking of American Indian artifacts in the Four Corners area. The Daily Sentinel writes that at a hearing in Moab today Nick Laws and Dale Lyman both pleaded guilty to one count of violating federal laws aimed at protecting relics on public and tribal lands.  Meanwhile Aubry Patterson pled guilty to trafficking in stolen artifacts and theft of government property.  Overall there 26 individuals who were charged after a 2 year sting operation by federal investigators…
Source: Daily Sentinel (Posted 5:29p by Jim Kapp)

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office says it will not file charges of false reporting against a Grand Junction woman that reported fake officers tried to enter her home. It was learned by NBC 11 News that the Mesa County Sheriff’s office felt there was not enough evidence to show the woman was malicious in her misunderstanding of what she perceived or experienced.  Apparently on Thurs. morning two deputies and an animal control officer approached the woman to explained they almost hit her two dogs which were running free on Patterson Road.  She later called the sheriff’s office saying three men wearing all black claimed to be officers and tried to enter her home….
Source: NBC 11 News (Posted 5:31p by Jim Kapp)