HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT)- Federal authorities have arrested an elected Vanderburgh County office holder.

Eyewitness News has confirmed federal law enforcement officials showed up Tuesday at the Pigeon Township Trustee’s office. Officials say Trustee Mariama Wilson was not there, but was found at her home a short time later.

Law enforcement officials say Wilson was arrested at her home, but she was not taken to jail.

Officials have not said why she is facing charges, but about a year ago, investigators confirmed they were looking into “spending irregularities” within the trustee’s office. 

Eyewitness News will continue to follow this story and bring you any available updates.