Three heroin-related arrests in Orleans county last week

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NEWPORT — Three Orleans county residents were arrested on heroin-related charges last week.

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Police say they have charged Michelle Churchill, 32, of Newport, for the sale of heroin after a controlled purchase of heroin was made by members of the Drug Task Force in Orleans county.

Churchill was cited at Northern State Correctional Facility.

Also during the week, the Northern Vermont Drug Task Force arrested Adam Carpenter, 32, and Jessica Carpenter, 39, both of Charleston.

Adam Carpenter was charged with aiding in the commission of a felony and Jessica Carpenter was charged with a sale of heroin after a member of the Northern Vermont Drug Task Force coordinated a controlled purchase of heroin with them in Orleans county.

The cases will be prosecuted by the Orleans County States Attorney’s Office.

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