Indicted: Three Members of Commissioners Court and Consultant

Indicted: Three Members of Commissioners Court and Consultant

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Three members of Commissioners Court and one political consultant were indicted for violations of the Texas Open Meetings Act on Friday June 24, by a Montgomery County grand jury.

According to a local news source The Courier,County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Clark booked themselves into the Montgomery County Jail Friday on charges of conspiring to circumvent Texas Government Code 551.143 for secret deliberations then quickly bonded out.”

“Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley and political consultant Marc Davenport, the husband of County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, also were indicted.” according to special prosecutor Chris Downey.

The crime, a misdemeanor is punishable by a fine of $100 to $500, confinement in the county jail for one month up to six months; or both if convicted.

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