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Vice chair of Nisqually Tribe sentenced to drug treatment


William Frank, the vice chairman of the Nisqually Tribe of Washington, will continue drug treatment after being sentenced in a theft case.

Frank pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree theft and two counts of second-degree theft. He admitted that he took more than $50,000 from two tribal accounts while in the throes of a substance abuse addiction.

Frank also pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree attempted theft. He admitted that he went into two banks with the intent of robbing them although he never followed through.


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