9news.com on December 20, 2011 reported that a former Breckenridge lawyer accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars before fleeing to Mexico is now charged with eight counts of theft and five counts of commercial bribery. Royal “Scoop” Daniel made his first appearance in district court Monday. The Summit Daily News reports a preliminary hearing is set for Jan. 9. Daniel is jailed, with bond set at $500,000. Daniel disappeared in 2007. He was arrested in California this month after trying to cross into the U.S. from Mexico.
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