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      Lac Vieux Desert Council arrested

      Controversy continues to surround the Lac Vieux Desert Tribe, and Wednesday, police took action.

      All nine tribal council members have been arrested for disobeying a court order by refusing to swear in the newly elected chairman and treasurer at last night's tribal council meeting.

      In July, tribal members protested the council's decision not to step down after seven of the nine council members were voted out of office.

      A third party judge ruled last month that the new chairman and treasurer must be sworn in, and a new election would be held for the five general council positions.

      The nine arrested council members have been transported off tribal property and are being held in the Iron County Jail without bond.

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