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Hamilton police arrest wanted man, find meth and fentanyl

A 26-year-old Hamilton man is facing multiple drug and weapon charges.

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The man, wanted by police since 2017, was spotted while riding his bicycle by a Hamilton police officer in the area of Victoria Avenue and Barton Street on Wednesday afternoon.

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Police seized brass knuckles, a prohibited knife, methamphetamine, and purple fentanyl — which is a highly dangerous heroin/fentanyl combination — from the wanted man.

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He is due in court Thursday.

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