No arrests have been made.
We are told that computer hard drives could be seen on the floor while invetigators did their work. The Sun Herald reports that it was not known if the hard drives were taken from the building. They did report that Executive Dir. Bill Walker waited in the lobby while agents sifted through files in his office on the sixth floor of the Bolton Building, where the agency is housed.
This statement was issued by the auditor's office:
"The office of the State Auditor realizes that many rumors may be circulating today concerning the Department of Marine Resources. However, David R. Huggins, Director of Investigations, does not wish to comment on the status of an investigation. However, he will state that contrary to rumor, no arrests have been made."
The Dept. of Marine Resources oversees all waterfronts and marine recreation and education of commercial and economic benefit to the public, according to its website.