Police on Thursday named a male intruder at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, prompting the Secret Service to mop up the Florida resort.
Palm Beach police officers descended on the premises shortly after 8 a.m. after receiving reports that the man refused to leave.
“At 8:08 this morning, a male subject who was stopped at one of the gates refused to leave the premises,” Capt. Will Rothrock told the Post in a statement.
“We responded and spoke briefly with him. He was issued a written warning of trespassing and he left the area, so there was no report of the incident or anything related to it. .”
It wasn’t immediately clear why the unidentified man refused to leave the Trump estate in the first place.The incident was first reported by Fox News.
The Secret Service, which first called the police, conducted a house search in the wake of the incident.
Police described it as a “routine trespassing complaint.”
“By routine, I don’t necessarily mean something like the Mar-a-Lago routine, but there was nothing really out of the ordinary about it,” Rothrock said.
It was not immediately clear whether Trump was at the resort at the time.The 45th president is scheduled to address a rally in Iowa supporting Republican Gov. did.
The Mar-a-Lago incident comes less than a week after 42-year-old David DePap allegedly broke into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s home and brutally assaulted her husband, Paul, with a hammer. .
Police say DePap broke into Pelosis’ San Francisco mansion and shouted, “Where’s Nancy?”
He then allegedly woke his husband and fractured his skull with a hammer.
The Speaker of the House was in Washington at the time of the attack.