Foreign substance found in letter sent to Schenectady County DA

The Schenectady County Sheriff’s Office says a foreign substance was in a letter sent to the district attorney’s office. They say a white powder was found in a letter around 5 p.m.

Several agencies responded to the scene to investigate.

The sheriff’s office determined the substance to be inactive and not dangerous. The letter will be turned over to the United States Postal Inspector for further investigation.