West Charleston man facing charges

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WEST CHARLESTON — A West Charleston man is facing charges after police say he aided in two controlled purchases of heroin.

Michael McFarland, 33, of West Charleston, was arrested on Thursday for two charges of violation of conditions of release and two charges of aiding in the commission of a felony.

Members of the Northern Vermont Drug Task Force say they conducted two controlled purchases of heroin in March and April of 2017, during which McFarland was present and aided in the controlled purchases.

McFarland was lodged in lieu of $150,000 bail.

The charges are being prosecuted by the Orleans County State Attorney’s Office.

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