It was just a matter of time. Tracey Avila, an inaugaral inductee into Original Pechanga's Blog Native American Hall of Shame, charged with EMBEZZLEMENT
The tribal chair for the Robinson Rancheria Pomo Indians turned herself into the Lake County Jail Friday after an arrest warrant had been issued earlier in the week.
Tracey Isabelle Avila, 50, had a $20,000 bench warrant issued for her arrest, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) website.
Avila faces one count of felony grand theft for allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars from the Elem Indian Colony between February and September 2006 while serving as that tribe's fiscal officer, according to chief deputy district attorney Richard Hinchcliff.
LCSO Lt. Chris Macedo said Avila turned herself in Friday afternoon and was later released on bail. Avila's next court date for this case is Oct. 31, according to the LCSO website.
We've posted on Tracey Avila numerous times ANATOMY OF Robinson Rancheria Corruption..... And Robinson Rancheria Disenrollment story.... and in April 2010, the BIA did not stand up for the aggrieved disenrollees...