Alturas Rancheria reports attempted takeover of gaming facility

The Desert Rose Casino in Alturas, California. Photo from Alturas Rancheria

The Alturas Rancheria of California has ousted a council member who reportedly attempted a takeover of the tribe's casino.

The tribe said Wendy Del Rosa and two employees removed all the cash from the Desert Rose Casino. The facility closed for a few hours but was reopened after the tribe's general council gained control.

The tribe has fewer than 20 members, according to news reports.

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Around the Region: Alturas casino to reopen after takeover attempt [see first item] (The Klamath Falls Herald and News 10/4)

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