The theft case against the Robinson Rancheria Pomo Indians tribal chair was confirmed for trial Monday.
Tracey I. Avila is set to face a jury next month on one count of grand theft. She was arrested in September 2011 because authorities allege she stole tens of thousands of dollars from the federal government and the Elem Indian Colony of Pomo Indians while working as that tribe's fiscal officer between February 2006 and September 2008.
Avila, 51, of Nice has pleaded not guilty to the felony charge.
Last week, a judge rescheduled Avila's trial date because her attorney had a scheduling conflict. The trial, expected to last six to 10 days, is set to get underway June 19.
Avila appeared Monday afternoon at the Lake County Courthouse, where Judge Richard C. Martin conducted a trial-readiness conference before confirming Avila's case for trial.
Avila, who is out of custody, is scheduled to return to court June 14 for courtroom assignment.
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