Stockton mayor arrested on child endangerment charges

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The mayor of Stockton has been arrested on chiild endangerment charges while at a youth camp in Amador County. (KGO-TV)

Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva has been arrested on child endangerment charges Thursday morning while at a city-run youth camp in Amador County.

He's accused of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, providing alcohol to a minor, and felony eavesdropping or recording confidential communications.

The charges come less than a week after news broke that Silva's missing gun had been used in the murder of a 13-year-old boy in February of last year.

Silva is running for reelection in November.
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