04/10/2014 07:15 EDT | Updated 06/10/2014 05:59 EDT

Patrick Brazeau, suspended senator, arrested in Gatineau

Suspended Senator Patrick Brazeau was arrested early this morning in Gatineau, Que., and is facing charges including possession of cocaine, assault and uttering death threats, Gatineau police say.

Brazeau was arrested on Boulevard Labrosse at about 4 a.m. ET, police told CBC News.

As of 7 a.m., he had not been formally charged.

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