FILING: Mueller Feared Stone Would Flee, Hence Raid

The Daily Beast reports:

Special Counsel Robert Mueller told a federal judge he was concerned Roger Stone might destroy or tamper with evidence, if not flee, ahead of his arrest on Friday morning. Mueller convinced the judge to seal an indictment returned by a grand jury on Thursday, charging Stone with lying to Congress about his communications with the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks about Democratic emails stolen by Russian hackers.

See the full filing here.