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Lyons man fractured person’s forearm using wooden club, found in possession of illegal dagger

A Lyons man was taken into custody on a number of charges on Thanksgiving Day after an assault and attack that occurred the day before.

Scott Scharett, 27, of Lyons was arrested after an investigation into an assault that happened on Wednesday. He’s accused of being involved in a physical altercation with another male.

Deputies say Scharett struck the male with a wooden club – causing a fracture to the victim’s left forearm.


While attempting to take Scharett into custody- he physically resisted and was found to be in possession of an illegal dagger.

Scharett was charged with assault, menacing, obstruction, and criminal possession of a weapon.

He was transported to the Wayne County Jail and will answer the charges at a later date.



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