A suspect described as an Hispanic in his 20's brought a 40-0z. bottle of beer to the cashier at a Grand Junction liquor store and pulled a gun when the clerk asked him for identification. He also pulled out his wallet, paid cash for his purchase, and left the store.
Some local liquor store clerks are not pushovers, however.
My hometown has state representative named Steve King who might some day give the Iowa Congressman a run for his money. King recently dodged an ethics probe after paying back some double-dipping on his state expense account. Meanwhile, he's introduced legislation to come down on public masturbation, or as the local paper wrote: King seeks stiffer penalty for lewdness.