NEWS: Fri. Dec. 10, 2010

Dec 10th @ 7:01 am in News by Scott Staley

Authorities say two people entered a Burger King restaurant in Grand Junction shortly after closing time. They were wearing masks, and held up several employees with a weapon.  NBC 11 News reports that an undisclosed amount of money was taken from the drawers but police did not specify what type of weapon was used to initiate the robbery.  No one was hurt during the incident and police searched the area and could not find the suspects.  The investigation is ongoing…..
Source: NBC 11 News (Posted 5:52a by Jim Kapp)

Shawnee Carver, of Grand Junction, pled guilty yesterday before U.S. District Court Judge Philip A. Brimmer to conspiracy to commit securities and mail fraud in connection with a investment fraud scheme perpetrated by Philip Lochmiller, Sr., and Philip Lochmiller, Jr., also known as Valley Investments.  The scheme was mainly implemented on the Western Slope of Colorado.  Carver is scheduled to be sentenced on April 22, 2011, at 10:30 a.m.   Carver was hired by the Lochmillers in August 2005 as a full-time employee and as the personal assistant to Lochmiller, Jr.  Carver communicated with investors more than any other employee of Valley Investments and participated in providing false information to investors.
Source: News Release  (Posted 5:55a by Jim Kapp)