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Ex-Kickapoo chairman wants release pending trial

The ex-chairman of the Kickapoo Tribe of Texas asked a federal judge on Monday to be released from jail pending his trial on corruption charges.

Of the seven people charged with stealing more than $900,000 from the tribe, Raul Garza Sr. is the only one to remain locked up. The other defendants, all non-Indians, are free on bond.

Garza says he will agree in advance to be extradited from Mexico if he happens to travel across the border. The tribe has a reservation there.

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Ex-Kickapoo chairman asks for freedom (The San Antonio Express-News 2/2)

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