EXCLUSIVE - First photos reveal the COCAINE found in the White House: Images of the baggy in cubby hole that sparked White House investigation - and the culprit has still not been found

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  • DailyMail.com uncovered photos done a Freedom of Information Act request 
  • Bag of illicit narcotics was recovered successful a cubby connected July 2, and forced an evacuation
  • The FBI and Secret Service investigated, but a culprit has ne'er been found 

By Nikki Schwab, Senior U.S. Political Reporter

Published: 15:30 EST, 13 November 2023 | Updated: 15:59 EST, 13 November 2023

Photos of cocaine recovered successful a telephone locker successful President Joe Biden's White House this summertime tin beryllium revealed by DailyMail.com for nan first time. 

The Secret Service included images of nan container of achromatic powder that was recovered successful a cubby spread utilized to shop individual belongings adjacent nan White House's West Executive entranceway successful response to a Freedom of Information Act request. 

Cocaine was recovered connected Sunday, July 2 while nan Biden family - including boy Hunter - was spending nan play distant astatine Camp David up of nan Fourth of July holiday.

The find prompted an removal of nan West Wing and thoroughfare closures surrounding nan White House and past triggered an 11-day investigation erstwhile nan constituent was identified arsenic nan illicit drug. 

Documents obtained by DailyMail.con besides show nan Deputy Director of nan FBI was progressive successful nan investigation, which clouded nan Biden management successful ungraded this summer. 

DailyMail.com tin exclusively uncover nan first photos released of nan container of cocaine recovered successful nan White House connected July 2 

Less than a gram of nan supplier was recovered successful a dime-sized ziplock baggie among retention cubbies located wrong the White House's West Executive entrance 

Cubbie No. 50 was wherever little than a gram of cocaine was recovered astatine nan White House connected July 2, which prompted a Hazmat business and past an 11 time investigation 

Hunter Biden (left) and President Joe Biden (right) were astatine Camp David connected Sunday, July 2 erstwhile nan cocaine was discovered

The Secret Service closed nan investgation successful little than 2 weeks owed to a 'lack of evidence.' 

The database of suspects had been narrowed down to 500, but information footage wasn't capable to find nan owner. 

There besides weren't usable fingerprints aliases different DNA grounds connected nan 'dime-sized' zipper-lock container that contained little than a gram of nan drug. 

It is unclear if immoderate suspects were interviewed during nan short investigation. 

The Secret Service said nan cocaine was sent for 'destruction' connected July 14, a time aft nan probe wrapped up. 

Initial reports astir nan incident said nan cocaine was discovered successful nan White House library, past nan West Wing lobby and past yet nan cubbies by nan West Executive entrance.

White House property caput Karine Jean-Pierre's first consequence to questions astir whether nan cocaine could beryllium to a Biden came successful nan shape of pointing retired that they weren't home. 

Initial reports astir nan cocaine find said it was recovered successful nan White House library, past nan West Wing lobby and past yet nan cubbies adjacent nan West Executive entrance

The Secret Service provided caller images connected to nan cocaine investigation successful consequence to DailyMail.com's Freedom of Information Act request, including this notebook wherever personification had written that an 'unknown powder' was discovered location successful nan 'West Wing'

The caller materials besides included images of the White House's West Executive entrance, which was adjacent wherever nan cocaine was recovered connected July 2  

An interrogator holds up nan trial utilized to find that nan constituent was cocaine and not thing much vulnerable like Anthrax

The Secret Service documents provided to DailyMail.com included this 1 from Thermo Scientific, which wished that nan achromatic powder was predominantly cocaine

She past lashed retired astatine a newsman who asked - 5 days aft nan find - if she could opportunity 'once and for all' that nan baggie didn't beryllium to a Biden family member.

'You know, location has been immoderate irresponsible reporting astir nan family and truthful I've sewage to telephone that retired here,' nan property caput said. 'And I person been very clear.'

'I was clear 2 days agone ... nan Biden family was not here, they were not here, they were astatine Camp David,' she continued. 'They were not present Friday, they were not present Saturday, they were not present Sunday. They were not moreover present Monday. They came backmost present connected Tuesday.' 

The questions were asked because Hunter Biden wrote an full memoir astir his conflict pinch supplier and intoxicant abuse, which included descriptions of dense cocaine use.  

First girl Ashley Biden has besides struggled pinch supplier usage and been to a rehab facility.  

In nan days pursuing nan discovery, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan suggested a building worker could person brought successful nan cocaine, arsenic it was recovered adjacent nan Situation Room, which was undergoing renovations astatine nan time.

'I would make a constituent astir nan Situation Room because I deliberation there's been a batch questionable reporting connected this,' Sullivan said astatine a July 7 briefing. 'The Situation Room is not successful usage and has not been successful usage for months because it is presently nether construction.'

'We are utilizing an replacement Situation Room successful nan Eisenhower Executive Office Building, truthful nan only group coming successful and going retired of nan Sit Room successful this play person been workers who are getting it fresh to go,' he added. 


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