California Mayor Charged With Giving Alcohol To Minors At Youth Camp

California Mayor Charged With Giving Alcohol To Minors At Youth Camp
Anthony Silva, mayor of Stockton, California, has reportedly been under investigation for about a year.

The mayor of Stockton, California, has been arrested on multiple charges relating to a city-run youth camp in east-central California.

KFSN reports Mayor Anthony Silva was taken into custody on Thursday on accusations of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, providing alcohol to a person under 21 and recording confidential communications.

KTXL reports a game of strip poker was recorded on Silva's cellphone at the Stockton Silver Lake Camp in 2015.

According to his government website, Silva has spent a majority of his career working with kids.

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He's served as the president and CEO for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Stockton for at least six years. His government website says he has a "passion for helping youth."

These charges come as Silva has been under investigation for about a year. Investigators found 23 photos and four videos relating to the events at Stockton Silver Lake Camp.

This news comes less than a week after it was announced Silva's stolen gun was used in the 2015 killing of a 13-year-old boy.

Silva was elected as mayor in 2012 and is reportedly running for re-election in November.

This video includes clips from KTXLKRONCity of StocktonBoys & Girls Clubs of America and KGO-TV.