PALM BEACH, Fla. — A man identified as an Iranian national was arrested Friday in Florida, not far from President Donald Trump’s resort in Palm Beach, after he was found with knives, a pickax, a machete and $22,000 in cash, authorities said.
Yareilzoleh was arrested on suspicion of carrying concealed weapons, a misdemeanor, Ogrodnick told the newspaper. He was detained after Palm Beach police responded to a call about a suspicious person and found Yareilzoleh in possession of two knives, a machete, a pickax and $22,000 in cash, CBS News reported.
Yareilzoleh was arrested at the Flagler Memorial Bridge, about four miles from Trump’s residence in Palm Beach, the network reported. The president was not at the Palm Beach resort Friday.
Authorities also searched a car police said was associated with Yareilzoleh at Palm Beach International Airport, WPTV reported.
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