Federal Bureau of Investigation searches California home of YouTuber Jake Paul

Lawrence Kim
August 8, 2020

Paul's lawyer, Richard Schonfeld, in a statement acknowledged that his client's home was searched and promised co-operation with the investigation.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ. there were multiple guns taken from Jake's crib in Calabasas during Wednesday's Federal Bureau of Investigation raid, and they're now being held by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for safekeeping. "The search warrant affidavits are sealed and we're, due to this fact, prohibited from commenting additional", it additionally stated.

Another FBI spokesman said "no arrests have been made or are planned" over the Calabasas raid, without specifically linking it to the Arizona incident.

A spokesman for the FBI's Phoenix business, exactly where the mall is, stated brokers have been "investigating allegations of prison acts surrounding the incident at Scottsdale Fashion Square in Might".

Authorities told CBS News the search in Calabasas was in connection with an ongoing criminal investigation. In June, Scottsdale police filed misdemeanor charges against Paul, Izadi and a third person for their involvement. While police in Scottsdale have clarified that those charges have since been dropped, they said a federal probe is ongoing. "I'm not going to get into any details other than to tell you the only thing they wanted to know about was Arizona", he said in reference to the FBI investigation. In May, he was charged with trespassing after videos appeared to show him at a Scottsdale, Arizona, mall that was being looted.

He was also accused of illegally getting into the procuring centre and remaining within following it was shut.

The day just after, Paul said he and his "group" have been section of peaceful protests and he noticed looting but did not take part in it.

As for Jake's Calabasas, Calif., home, many guns were seized and taken from the property.

Additionally, less the month ago he received flak for hosting a party with dozens of friends who were not wearing masks or social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

A majority of criticisms about Paul center on his propensity for throwing wild parties in the Los Angeles area.

Speaking to ABC News, Mayor Weintraub said: "I was very upset that somebody would hold such an outrageous gathering in our community".

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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