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The former chairman of the Chehalis Tribal Housing Authority Board was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to 30 days in jail, two years of supervised release and $37,400 in restitution for stealing from the tribe’s housing program, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Hector Ray Canales Sr., 55, pleaded guilty in May to “conversion of tribal funds.” At his sentencing Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Ronald B. Leighton said Canales betrayed the trust of his tribe, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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