A Vermont man is facing charges after a police officer saw that he was holding a syringe loaded with heroin in front of a St. Albans school.
Affiliate WPTZ reports 26-year-old Patrick Coleman of St. Albans was charged with possession of heroin and violating his parole.
Police say the arresting officer saw a car in front of Barlow Street School on Sunday with two people inside, and when he approached the car, a woman stuffed items into her purse and Coleman was holding a syringe.
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St. Albans police add that a search of the car found lots of drug paraphernalia.