Parker charged with theft from tribe
The chair of the tribal council of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation's Chippewa Cree Tribe has agreed to plead guilty to a federal charge of theft from a tribal organization, and the Havre Daily News could not determine this morning whether he still is acting as chair.
Raymond "Jake" Parker Jr., chair of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee, charged more than $58,000 to a credit card set for official government use between May 10, 2009, and Nov. 19, 2010, alleges a document filed Thursday by U. S. Assistant Attorney Michael S. Lahr.
Parker could not be reached for comment this morning. His a...