FBI Raids State Senator’s Office; other Chinatown and San Francisco Locations
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting raids at several locations in San Francisco and Sacramento, including sending officers to the offices belonging to State Senator Leland Yee.
CHP and other law enforcement officers are at Senator Yee’s office at the State Capitol. They have not made any comments about what they are looking for.
Senator Yee has been arrested at a location in San Francisco. He will appear in San Francisco court Wednesday afternoon. There are reports he is facing bribery and public corruption charges.
The raids started early Wednesday morning, at locations in Chinatown including a building for the Ghee Kung Tong Supreme Lodge, Chinese Freemasons of the World.
The exact nature of the search is not being disclosed at this time. However, FOX40 has learned drugs may have been confiscated at one of the raid locations.
Senator Yee is one of six people running for Secretary of State this year.