Tag Archives: Embezzlement

Husband And Wife Arrested For Embezzlement

A husband and wife were arrested earlier this week, on charges of theft and tax fraud. Officers executed search warrants on the residence of Charles and Charla Farris in Silt Tuesday, after a month’s Continue reading

Brigid Irish Sentenced To Six Years In Prison

Brigid Irish - Grand CountyThe District Court for Grand County Friday sentenced Brigid Irish to six years in prison for her role in embezzling over $300,000 in county funds over a 10 year period. Ms. Irish was immediately remanded into custody to begin her sentence. The court also sentenced her to 32 years of probation, payment of $431,114.47 in restitution, 400 hours of Continue reading

Former Senator Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

steve kingA former state senator accused of falsifying time sheets for work at a sheriff’s department and a university has pleaded guilty to embezzlement. The district attorney’s office added in a statement that Steve King also pleaded guilty Friday to official misconduct. He was a senator, former sheriff and the Republican nominee for Mesa County Sheriff when he committed the crimes at jobs he held when the legislature was not in session. He dropped out of the sheriff’s race amid Continue reading

Judge Backs Away From Case Against State Senator

steve kingA judge has recused himself from a criminal case against state Senator Steve King, saying he has a conflict of interest.  Mesa County District Judge Thomas Deister announced the decision Friday. He didn’t offer any details of the conflict.  King was issued a summons Wednesday on charges of embezzlement, forgery, theft and official misconduct.  Prosecutors Continue reading

Details Emerging on Misappropriation of Advocates Funds

ADVOCATESDetails are emerging about the possible embezzlement of funds at Advocates Crisis Support Services.  In December of last year the Advocates board of directors contacted the 14th Judicial District Attorney to initiate an investigation in regard to misappropriation of funds by former associates. The case was Continue reading

Grand County Employee Faces Over 900 Embezzlement Charges

14th-judicial-district-300A former Grand County employee, Brigid Irish, faces more than 930 charges following the discovery of a half-million dollars missing from the Grand County Treasury.  The District Attorney’s office today charged Irish with four counts of Theft, Continue reading