NH's Dodds, Eisenberg in jailhouse confrontation
DOVER, N.H. -- There's been some sort of confrontation between two notorious New Hampshire inmates in Dover.
Officials say Gary Dodds and Leeland Eisenberg were involved in a jailhouse altercation on Friday.
Dodds is the former congressional candidate convicted of faking his own disappearance and Eisenberg is the man who held volunteers hostage in Hillary Clinton's Rochester campaign office.
Eisenberg says Dodds hit him in the face, but investigators say it's too early to say exactly what happened.
Strafford County Attorney Tom Velardi says there's a preliminary report of an act that could be charged under state law as an assault. A sheriff's department investigator plans to interview both men on Monday.
Eisenberg told a source in a phone interview that it started as a "silly conversation" about who appoints certain county officials.
"He was asking me questions about the structure of the county government. ... I gave him the answers," Eisenberg said. "He didn't like the answers, he started taunting me and teasing me."
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