FBI arrests DPW director in corruption case

BREAKING: Mohammed Nuru, ally of Willie Brown and Ed Lee, facing unspecified charges.

The director of the Department of Public Works, Mohammed Nuru, has been arrested in a federal corruption probe, numerous sources confirmed. [UPDATE: Read our full story on Nuru’s arrest here.]

Mohammed Nuru was arrested in a public corruption case. DPW photo.

The Chron reports that the owner of Lefty O’Doul’s was also arrested.

There are persistent reports that other political prominent people in San Francisco may be involved in the case, but the US Attorney’s Office is making no comment until a 1:30 press conference.

We are following this story and will update as it unfolds.