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Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Chukchansi 'Leader" Gets Taste of His OWN Medicine, Roughed up IN JAIL
Chukchansi tribal leader Tex McDonald was injured in a fight in the Madera County jail over the weekend, his lawyer confirmed Tuesday.
Jeff Reich, who represents McDonald, 64, in the criminal case stemming from the raid last month of the tribal gaming office at Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino, said his client may have suffered a broken jaw. He also has a deep scratch on his neck from a makeshift weapon. He was not taken to a hospital, Reich said.
McDonald is in the Madera County Corrections facilty on $2.4 million bail, charged with kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon and false imprisonment. He is scheduled to be in court Wednesday in Madera with four other defendants, including Vernon King, a fellow member of one of the councils that claims leadership of the Coarsegold tribe. King serves as chairman.Nine others wanted in connection with the case are at large.
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