Suspicious package to Mnuchin turns out to be manure

25 December 2017, 03:05 | Isaac Mcdaniel

Suspicious package to Mnuchin turns out to be manure

LAPD Confirms Someone Sent Horse Manure in Holiday Gift Wrap to US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

The Los Angeles Police Department's bomb squad was called to the home and officers opened the box, finding a pile of horse manure inside.

A Los Angeles Department bomb squad responded to a Bel-Air neighborhood Saturday night due to a suspicious package addressed to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

The LAPD said the Secret Service took over the investigation.

The LAPD's bomb squad and Secret Service were wrapping up their investigation of the package at the Bel-Air home.

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The package label said the givers were "The American People".

The package also contained a note with negative comments about President Donald Trump and references to the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul approved last week by the U.S. Congress and signed Friday by the president, various media reported.

The report of the suspicious package prompted lengthy street closures and a sizable response by local and federal authorities.

Louise Linton and Steve Mnuchin pose at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on November 15, 2017.



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