Roger Stone was arrested before dawn after being indicted as part of the special counsel investigation into the 2016 presidential election.
Roger J. Stone Jr., a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, was arrested by the FBI before dawn on Friday after being indicted as part of the special counsel investigation into the 2016 presidential election, according to news reports. He was charged over his communications with WikiLeaks, the organization behind the release of thousands of stolen Democratic emails during the campaign. Stone faces seven counts, including obstruction of an official proceeding, making false statements and witness tampering, according to the special counsel’s office, The New York Times reports.