Felony charges, $1 million bail set for former Stockton mayor Silva

Former Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva will face a $1 million bail and several felony charges when he wraps up his out of country vacation, according to an arrest warrant obtained by ABC10.

Former Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva will face a $1 million bail and several felony charges when he wraps up his out of country vacation, according to an arrest warrant obtained by ABC10. 

Charges against Silva include misappropriation of public funds, embezzlement, money laundering and grand theft.

On Thursday, Silva's attorney Mark Reichel, who is representing Silva in a separate case, confirmed two search warrants have also been issued for the Stockton Kids Club and for Silva's residence.

READ MORE: Search warrant issued for Stockton Kids Club as part of investigation

Silva's lawyer Allen Sawyer says the investigation is related to financial crimes. No other details were given.

Silva is believed to be out of the country on vacation, according to a now-deleted Facebook post. ABC10's Gabrielle Karol reports Silva is cutting his trip short. 

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