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Navajo school board president appears on intoxication count

The president of a public school board on the Navajo Nation appeared in tribal court on a charge of public intoxication.

Tribal police found Central Consolidated School District Board President Matthew Tso, 33, and a 20-year-old male inside a car on the reservation shortly after midnight on July 30. He was intoxicated and possessed a bottle of wine, according to authorities.

The Navajo Nation is a dry reservation. If convicted, Tso won't face jail time or a fine but will probably have to perform community service or pay restitution.

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