A California state lawmaker who is against gun rights has been indicted on charges that include illegal gun trafficking. Did I mention that he’s a Democrat?
Federal prosecutors unsealed an indictment against state Sen. Leland Yee in court Wednesday, accusing him of conspiring to commit wire fraud and traffic firearms.
In all, 26 people, including former school board president Keith Jackson, were indicted on charges related to an extensive crime ring headed by well-known Chinatown figure Raymond Chow, who was also arrested and charged Wednesday.
The indictment alleges Yee and Jackson defrauded “citizens of honest services” and were involved in a scheme to traffic firearms in exchange for thousands in campaign donations to the senator. (Read More)
Yee is running for California Secretary of State. Do you think the voters there will mind that he was arrested if he somehow avoids jail and stays in the race? It’s not like he’s running for Attorney General.