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Tracey Avila, Robinson Rancheria leader, set for trial in 2013





Tracey I. Avila, the chairwoman of the Robinson Rancheria Pomo Indians of California, is due to go trial in February 2013 on a grand theft charge.

Avila, 51, was arraigned on Tuesday but apparently did not appear in person. Her attorney entered a not guilty plea on her behalf, The Lake County Record-Bee reported.

Avila is accused of stealing more than $60,000 from the Elem Pomo Tribe. She used to be the tribe's fiscal officer.

The trial is due to start February 27, 2013.

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Trial set for Robinson Rancheria tribal chair charged with theft (The Lake County Record-Bee 11/28)

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