State Senator Leland Yee’s arrest Wednesday opens an unexpected chapter in the career of an accomplished lawmaker who has previously been targeted by accusations of wrongdoing.
Authorities said they uprooted a significant criminal enterprise Tuesday when armed FBI and swat teams raided a home in East Oakland.
The FBI and IRS are executing search warrants at an Oakland charter school Wednesday evening, an FBI spokeswoman said.
The FBI searched the offices of a California state senator and the Legislature’s Latino caucus on Tuesday but would not disclose the reason for the investigation.
Federal agents and Salinas police were also able to rescue a young female victim at the man’s home.
Several suspects were arrested and drugs and illegal weapons were seized in a raid at a residence near the Acorn housing project in West Oakland early Friday, Oakland police said.
More than 50 law enforcement officers arrested 10 people during an early-morning sweep Thursday of suspects wanted for violating their parole or probation, according to the Contra Costa County Probation Department.
Among the marijuana, cash and guns found inside a Fairfield home during a recent raid was a three-foot-long baby alligator, according to police.
There was a brief standoff between a SWAT team and a 30-year-old man police describe as a “very violent person” in San Jose Friday morning.
A child pornography investigation led by federal immigration agents led to the arrests of more than 200 suspects, authorities announced Thursday.