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FBI search GJ Airport Authority office

Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority officials are mum as to why the FBI conducted a search of airport administrative offices Wednesday morning, claiming they don’t know.

“The Authority has not been informed of the purpose of the investigation or when it will be completed,” said Denny Granum, chairman of the Airport Authority board, in a news release Wednesday evening.

In a statement to KKCO NBC 11, FBI spokesman Dave Joly said: “(Wednesday) the FBI and Department of Transportation are executing a Federal Court-authorized search warrant at the Grand Junction Airport in furtherance of an ongoing investigation into allegations of fraud, not into operations at the airport.”

According to Granum, the Airport Authority plans to fully cooperate with federal authorities so this investigation can be completed as soon as possible.

In the meantime, Granum wants to reassure the public that airport operations will not be disrupted and that the airport remains open.


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