YouTube personality Jake Paul was outside the Scottsdale Fashion Square mall in Arizona in May when what police described as a riot broke out.
Scottsdale police announced that Paul participated in the unrest and would be charged with criminal trespass and unlawful assembly.
But on Wednesday, officials said those charges would be dropped because of a federal investigation into the incident. By then, SWAT officers and the FBI were serving search warrants at Paul’s Calabasas mansion.
The exact nature of the federal probe remains unclear.
“The Scottsdale Police Department and Scottsdale city attorney’s office are coordinating with the United States attorney’s office for the District of Arizona and the FBI to ensure that justice is served regarding criminal acts at Scottsdale Fashion Square on May 30, 2020,” the department