Charleston man sentenced to prison

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NEWPORT — A Charleston man will spend time in prison after being sentenced last week on numerous charges.

Michael McFarland, 34, was sentenced on April 10, 2018, for charges of violation of conditions of release x 2, felony conspiracy to sell heroin, and sale of heroin.

The Attorney General’s Office prosecuted McFarland on an additional charge of sale of heroin.

Judge Robert Bent sentenced McFarland to serve 3 to 8 years in prison.

“The Orleans County State’s Attorney’s Office will continue its efforts to aggressively prosecute the people selling heroin within Orleans County,” Orleans County State’s Attorney, Jennifer Barrett said.

Anyone with information regarding the illegal sale of drugs in Orleans County should call the Northern Vermont Drug Task Force at 802-334-8881.

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