Sept 28, 2017 Rose Cigarette Appellate Decision
Defendant Darren Paul Rose, who is a member of the Alturas Indian Rancheria, ran two smoke shops, Burning Arrow I and Burning Arrow II, located in Indian country but far from any lands governed by the Alturas Indian Rancheria. In those smoke shops, Rose sold illegal cigarettes and failed to collect state taxes.
August 14, 2017: MARIJUANA - Letter to AG Sessions
July 17, 2017: Letter to AG Sessions
July 17, 2017: Letter to US Attorney Northern District
July 14, 2017: Treasury Notice of Violation
Illegal Manufacturing of Marijuana
July 11, 2017: Letter to BIA
Feb. 13, 2017: Letter to AG Sessions
Illegal indoor operation up and running for 3 + years! Letter identifies tax fraud, tax evasion, wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering.
April 11, 2017: Tribal Leader Requests Closure of Casino
BIA does not recognize the Tribal Government and yet the Casino remains open. Public safety issue exists due to the laundering of the profits of an illegal drug cartel through the casino.
August 28, 2015: People of California v Darren Rose
Final Court Order
May 15, 2013: People of California v. Darren Rose
Order granting remand Darren Rose - Cig. Tax
Jan. 20, 2012: Notice of Joint Special Meeting
March 14, 2011: IBIA - Appeal is already in process
October 15, 2010: Alturas Rancheria v Salazar
Plaintiff, the Alturas Indian Rancheria (“Tribe”), filed suit against the Department of the Interior and its officials (collectively “defendants,” the “Secretary,” or the “Department”) for failing to renew its self-determination contract in violation of the Indian Self Determination and Education Assistance Act ("ISDA") and the Administrative Procedure Act (“APA”), 5 U.S.C. §§ 704 and 706. Plaintiff seeks an order, inter alia, declaring that it is entitled to renewal of its self-determination contract under the ISDA, 25 U.S.C. § 450 et seq.
June 29, 2010: Phillip Del Rosa and Wendy Del Rosa v. Acting Pacific Regional Director,
May 26, 2010: Dept. of Interior to Alturas
Due to this leadership dispute within the Alturas Rancheria General council the Agency is unable to determine the composition of the Governing Body of the Alturas Rancheria. The Tribe is currently unorganized and unable to contract.
June 19, 2009 DOI Adoption of members consistent with ordinance
June 18, 2009 BIA Determination letter
June 11, 2009 Bogus Meeting
June 11, 2009 Purported General Council Meeting
June 8, 2009 Attorney Peebles ltr
June 6, 2009 DOI recognition of internal dispute
May 1, 2009: PRA on Alturas-Response From the Governor's Office
A request for information regarding the Governor's 2005 notice of a "meet and confer".
April 27, 2009 Seizure of Tribal Government Records
April 17, 2009 DOI to Chairman Del Rosa
Reaffirms recognition of tribal leadership and the business council members - encourages the two to work together.
April 14, 2009: DOI to Darren Rose document incomplete
May 2008 Tribal Election Returns
April 2008: NIGC says no gaming on Bender Allotment
March 3, 2006: Governor to Attorney Peebles
Requesting the commencement of a "meet and confer» process under the dispute resolution provisions of the Tribe's class III gaming compact with the State ("Compact"). This letter also served as notice of the Tribe's 60-day right to cure its breach of the Compact, caused by the Tribe's construction of a class III gaming' facility on non-Indian lands located near Yreka, California, and prior to the preparation of the environmental documentation and analysis required under the Compact. This 60-day cure period expired on February 17, 2006.
Dec. 2005: US DOI to Tribes Attorney
No development on this land until there is a NEPA review.
Nov. 2005: Letter to Senator Aanestad
Request for an Attorney General Opinion-“Allottee Shopping”
Dec. 2005: Governor Request Meet and Confer
Requesting cure for breach of Tribal State Gaming Compact
June 24, 2005 NIGC writes to Chairman Del Rosa
we are concerned that the Tribe may not have jurisdiction over the parcel on which gaming would occur and therefore could not lawfully conduct Indian gaming under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA).
Feb. 22, 2005 NIGC to Del Rosa
We are concerned that the lands that you are planning On opening a gaming facility would not qualify as "Indian lands." We would appreciate the Tribe submitting its position on why the lands in questions would qualify as "Indian lands" under IGRA
2005: Declaration of Marita York Hafar
Sept. 30, 2005: Certification of Marita E. York Hafar Declaration
2003: Karuk to BIA - Alturas proposed casino
1968: Last Will of Nelson
Forged signature
1968: Signature on Original Will
Jan. 13, 2012: Settlement Agreement and Stipulation for entry of Judgement

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