14 arrested at Lac du Flambeau released on bond

Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin (AP) 4-08

Fourteen members of the Lac du Flambeau Chippewa band are free on signature bond after their trespassing arrest at the tribal center during a protest.

The tribal members locked themselves inside the center and stayed there about 14 hours before the protest ended peacefully . Authorities say federal investigators agreed to look into the protestersÂ’ allegations of corruption among tribal leaders.

The courtroom was packed for the bond hearing in Vilas County Circuit Court.

Court Commissioner Calvin Burton released each defendant on $250 signature bond.

 

 

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