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Federal Agents Raid CAPCO, INC.

U.S. Attorney's Office Says Raid was Done on a Sealed Court Order

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Federal Agents and the Grand Junction Police arrived on the scene early Wednesday morning outside CAPCO on the 1300th block of Winters Avenue.

Local police left after securing the area. Employees were sent home for the day at CAPCO and what has been confirmed by U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Colorado is that no one will be taken into custody on Wednesday and that this investigation is still developing currently.

When looking at CAPCO's website, they're listed as a Defense Contractor Company that serve for "key procurements offices from each of U.S. Department of Defense's service branches, as well as serving a broader commercial customer base of original equipment manufacturers and suppliers in a variety of industries."

The website further details the types of engineering and manufacturing capabilities held inside the 100,000 plus square foot facility.

The company employs over 300 employees, including an in-house engineering team of degreed engineers, physicists, and chemists.

CAPCO's website also says they manufacture a variety of munitions, weapons, and weapon accessories including propellants, pyrotechnics, and explosives.

Cordell Bennigson, CEO of CAPCO, INC., released a statement saying, "As always, CAPCO remains committed to providing our customers with the highest quality products and services. We are cooperating fully with the investigation and we intend to provide the same level of transparency and communication that has earned CAPCO a stellar reputation in the defense community."

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