May 21, 2024

Capitol Police Investigating ‘Zip Lock Bag’ of Cocaine at Headquarters

The United States Capitol Police (USCP) introduced on Wednesday that they’re investigating a “zip lock bag” left contained in the company’s headquarters constructing that contained a “small amount” of cocaine.

In a press release, the USCP explained that the “one-inch by one-inch zip lock bag” had been discovered on the ground of a hallway positioned on the second ground of the constructing in an space that’s “heavily trafficked.”

The zip lock bag reportedly contained a “small amount of a white powdery substance,” which the USCP mentioned within the assertion had examined constructive for cocaine.

“The small bag was found on the floor of a hallway inside USCP headquarters,” the assertion mentioned. “The hallway is on the second floor in an area that has been a staging spot for furniture and supplies. The area is heavily trafficked by various contractors and employees.”

The Prisoner Processing, Crime Scene, and the Intel and Reports Processing places of work are positioned within the space close to the place the bag was found, in response to the assertion.

Somewhat earlier than 1:00 p.m., an officer found the plastic baggie “in the middle of the floor” and it was then discipline examined and the outcomes had been “positive for cocaine.”

“The residue was field tested and came back positive for cocaine,” the USCP mentioned. “The USCP Investigations Division has opened an investigation, which will include further testing, including DNA testing of the baggie.”

This comes months after a bag of cocaine was discovered in a storage locker at an entrance used by guests and staffers within the West Wing of the White House on July 2, 2023. The discovery of the cocaine within the White House led to an 11-day investigation and resulted within the Secret Service arising empty with no leads.