BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (WBOY) — The Federal Bureau of Investigation confirms it is conducting law enforcement activity in Buckhannon Friday morning, and 12 News crews saw FBI agents take items out of a Meade Street home that according to Upshur County tax records belongs to former Buckhannon mayor David McCauley.
A neighbor confirms to 12 News that the home belongs to McCauley, who is a sitting city councilman as well.
The Pittsburgh Police and the Upshur County Sheriff’s Office were also on the scene as of 11 a.m.
Buckhannon City Recorder & Information Coordinator Randy Sanders sent 12 News the following statement:
The City of Buckhannon has been made aware of an investigation involving a member of City Council. The City will continue to closely follow this case, and will act appropriately as facts emerge, but the City has no further comment at this time.City of Buckhannon
An Upshur County Sheriff’s Deputy told 12 News Reporter Heather Hale that they are not able to issue a press release at this time. An FBI agent then told Hale the bureau is leading the investigation.
The FBI has not provided any details about the nature of the investigation.
The Pittsburgh Police also told 12 News they could not comment at this time.
West Virginia Wesleyan’s official website lists McCauley as a Senior Instructor at the Thomas H. Albinson II School of Business.
12 News will continue to share updates on this investigation as they come.