The Summit County Sheriff's Office says Royal "Scoop" Daniel III was extradited to Colorado on Tuesday from San Diego, where he was arrested near the U.S. border last week.
Daniel, 66, will be formally charged with felony theft and commercial bribery when he appears in court on Dec. 15. He could face additional charges.
Daniel was last seen on April 27, 2007.
After an initial search by friends and police, authorities issued a warrant for his arrest on two counts of theft - alleging he never returned clients' money from real-estate transactions.
The Colorado Supreme Court suspended Daniel's law license in May 2007.
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