US Treasury's Mnuchin sent gift-wrapped box of horse manure

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is seated during a ceremony to swear in Joseph M. Otting as Comptroller of the Currency at the Treasury Department in Washington

According to FOX40 sister station KTLA, the package was reported to police after it was discovered in the 900 block of Bel-Air Road Saturday evening, Los Angeles Police Department officials said.

Mnuchin became the 77 secretary of the U.S. Treasury in February, when the U.S. Senate confirmed his appointment by President Trump. It was cleared by investigators around 8 p.m.

LAPD Sgt. R. Briggs said authorities determined that there was no threat to the Mnuchin family.

According to the New York Post, the "gift" also included a card that referenced President Donald Trump and the recently passed tax bill.

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Aerial footage from NewsChopper 4 showed officers investigating a large box wrapped in wrapping paper.

A suspicious gift-wrapped box was left on Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's Bel-AIr driveway.

. They did not specify the contents of the card. The package, which had "In care of the American people" written on it, was delivered to a home that neighbors Mnuchin's, despite being addressed to Mnuchin, police said. It is unclear whether Mnuchin was home during the incident.

Mnuchin has served as Trump's finance chief during the presidential campaign.

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