Judge tosses out motion to dismiss case against 3 former Kickapoo Tribe Council members
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)- A Kickapoo Tribal Court Judge will not dismiss the case of three former tribal leaders accused of committing financial crimes against the tribe.
Steve Cadue, Bobbi Darnell and Adolph Cadue, Jr. have all been charged with fraudulent handling of recordable instruments, tampering with records and misuse of tribal funds. Steve Cadue is a former tribal chairman, Darnell was the treasurer and Adolph Cadue, Jr. was secretary of the tribal council. All three have been removed from their positions.
On July 8, Judge C. Steven Hager denied all three of the defendant's petitions to dismiss the case. According to court documents, the attorney for all three, Napoleon S. Crews, will file an interlocutory appeal based on the dismissal.