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Saturday, April 26, 2014, 12:51 a.m.

A Rural Valley man was charged Wednesday with selling heroin to a law enforcement informant.

Charles E. Blystone, 43, of Schlemmer Road was jailed when he allegedly sold an undisclosed amount of heroin to the informant from his home. He is being held in Armstrong County Jail in lieu of $200,000 bond.

Blystone is charged with two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture or delivery, a felony charge of criminal use of a cellphone and a misdemeanor charge of possession of a controlled substance.

He has a preliminary hearing in District Judge Samuel Goldstrohm's Rural Valley courtroom on Tuesday.

Brad Pedersen is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 724-543-1303, ext. 1337.

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