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Police seize brass knuckles, suspected fentanyl during arrest

The accused was wanted on an outstanding warrant, police say
2020-11-16 SSMPS prohibited weapon
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Sault Police report that 48-year-old James Syrette has been arrested and charged following an incident that occurred Saturday evening.

A news release issued today by the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service states that shortly after 10 p.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Albert Street East to investigate a report of an unwanted person.

The accused was identified as an individual wanted on an outstanding warrant.

Syrette was placed under arrest, and officers located brass knuckles and suspected fentanyl during a search.

He was held for WASH court and stands charged with possession of a prohibited weapon and possession of a controlled substance.