A field crammed with manure and addressed to Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, was left Saturday at his neighbor’s house within the upscale Bel-Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, the police informed KNBC-TV.
Helicopter footage from the station confirmed the manure spilling onto the bottom after the authorities emptied the field, which was lined in Christmas wrapping paper.
A Christmas card that referred to Mr. Mnuchin and President Trump was contained in the bundle, which was labeled as coming from “the American individuals,” KABC-TV reported.
The Los Angeles Police Division informed the tv station KTLA the bundle contained horse manure. The field raised suspicions and the bomb squad was referred to as to research.
A Police Division spokesman didn’t instantly reply to a request for touch upon Sunday.
Mr. Mnuchin, who was house on the time, “was made conscious of the scenario” however was not in speedy hazard, Rob Weise, a watch commander with the Police Division, informed KNBC.
A Secret Service spokesman informed The Related Press that the company was conscious of the episode however declined to remark additional.
Mr. Mnuchin, a former hedge fund supervisor and Hollywood movie financier, was confirmed in February as Treasury secretary and helped plan and pitch Mr. Trump’s tax plan. Throughout his time in workplace, he has come beneath fireplace for flying at taxpayer expense on navy plane for journeys that price greater than $800,000.
The Treasury Division’s Inspector Normal reviewed the air journey after Mr. Mnuchin’s spouse, Louise Linton, posted a photograph on Instagram in August of the couple leaving a authorities airplane and highlighting the high-end luxurious manufacturers she was sporting.