On Wednesday morning, the FBI – along with a SWAT team – raided YouTuber Jack Paul’s Mention in Calabasas, California, under a federal search warrant as part of an ongoing investigation into Paul.
“We understand that a search warrant was executed at Jack’s Calbass home this morning while Jack was out of state. We are still gathering information and will assist in the investigation, ”confirmed Paul’s lawyer, Richard A. Seanfeld Diversity.
The search affidavit is still sealed and police are unable to provide specific information at this time, but a video taken by ABC by shows officers seizing firearms from YouTuber’s home. News of the operation was initially reported by TMZ.
The FBI confirmed the raid in a statement to the Los Angeles Times.
Officials said the FBI is executing a federal search warrant on a home in Calabasas in an ongoing investigation. “A judge has sealed the affidavit in support of the search warrant and therefore I am refusing to comment on the nature of the investigation. No arrests were planned. ”
Scholetdale, as an officer in Arizona, is not the first time Paul has brushed off the law against him, before he accused Paul of criminal offenses and illegal assembly. The allegations relate to a May 30 robbery at a local mall amid protests by George Floyd. Paul denied the allegations and went on Twitter to explain the incident.
“In an effort to share our experiences, we have illustrated what we have seen and to draw more attention to the frustrations we have felt in the neighborhoods we have traveled to; As Paul wrote, we were strictly documenting, not compelling. “I do not commit violence, looting or breaking the law; However, the anger and frustration that I have come to realize is that we have witnessed the devastation and even if it is not the answer, it is important for people to see it and collectively determine how to move forward in a healthy way. “
A few weeks ago, Mayor Alicia Weintrab criticized the party for organizing a party with a few friends who were not masked or socially isolated during the Carnavirus epidemic.