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Granite City: Man charged with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon

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(KMOV) -- A Granite City teenager is facing weapons charges.

Cody Ray Chastain,19, was charged Wednesday with a felony after police performed a search on him and found two pair of brass knuckles.

The Sheriff's Office received a complaint that the suspect was smoking cannabis in their front yard in Granite City, Illinois.
Upon arrival, the police could smell the cannabis but found no evidence.
 
After a search was performed, police found two pair of brass knuckles on Chastain, who has a prior conviction of burglary from 2009.
 
Chastain was charged in Madison County Circuit Court with a felony charge of unlawful use of weapon by a felon.
 
He was taken to the Madison County Jail where he is being held pending formal charges. Bond was set at $75,000.

 

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