Suspicious envelope with ‘white substance’ found at Kari Lake’s campaign headquarters

Law enforcement officers in Phoenix responded to the campaign headquarters for Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake after suspicious items were found inside of the mail.

  • FOX NEWS – “When officers arrived, they learned there were suspicious items located inside the mail,” Phoenix police Sgt. Phil Krynsky wrote via email. “Additional resources responded to collect the items and secure the area. There have been no reports of injury and the investigation remains active.” 
  • AZ FAMILY – Phoenix Fire Department’s hazardous materials crew responded to a report from the office that a suspicious envelope had arrived, Lake’s campaign confirmed. The crew and other local agencies started working together to investigate around 2 a.m. early Sunday morning. Phoenix police say there are no reports of injuries or illness.
  • AZ CENTRAL – Ross Trumble, a spokesperson for the Lake campaign, confirmed that a member of the campaign staff opened an envelope delivered to the office that contained “suspicious white powder.”
  • FOX10 – The campaign for Katie Hobbs, Lake’s Democratic opponent, also released a statement. “The reported incident at Kari Lake’s campaign office is incredibly concerning and I am thankful that she and her staff were not harmed. Political violence, threats, or intimidation have no place in our democracy. I strongly condemn this threatening behavior directed at Lake and her staff,” Hobbs’ campaign said.