Woman waives extradition in Ark. horse theft case

(AP) - A Southern Arkansas University student from Oklahoma who is charged in the theft of horses from SAU rodeo team members has waived extradition back to Oklahoma where she faces additional charges.

Nineteen-year-old SAU rodeo team member Jaci Jackson of Broken Bow waived extradition to Idabel where she's charged with animal cruelty, bringing stolen property into the state and knowingly concealing stolen property.

She appeared in court late Monday without an attorney and spoke only to acknowledge that she is wanted in Oklahoma.

Jackson has pleaded not guilty in Columbia County to six felony theft counts in connection with the thefts of 5 horses, a trailer and riding equipment.

4 of the horses were found in McCurtain County - malnourished but alive. The fifth was found dead.

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