Authorities seize boxes from state lawmaker's office

PROVIDENCE, RI – Authorities have seized several boxes from the office of State Representative John McCauley Jr. The state's federal prosecutor says McCauley is under investigation by federal agencies, but he did not specify the nature of the investigation or which agencies are involved. McCauley was elected as a Democratic State Representative in 1990 and runs an insurance adjustment business. The Providence Journal reported Wednesday that he was hospitalized over the weekend for unknown reasons.

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