City men face felony drug, conspiracy charges

Two city men with the last name McFarland face felony drug and conspiracy charges in Altoona.

According to online court documents, Randolph S. McFarland, 59, faces felony charges of conspiracy to manufacture drugs, manufacturing drugs, possessing substances used to manufacture drugs, operating a meth lab and risking catastrophe.

He also faces lesser charges of recklessly endangering another person, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Randolph McFarland is to appear at 9 a.m. April 11 for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Ben Jones, online court documents show.

According to the documents, Randolph McFarland remains in Blair County Prison unable to post $35,000 cash bail.

Jeffrey D. McFarland, 57, faces felony charges of conspiracy to manufacture drugs, possessing substances used to manufacture drugs, risking catastrophe and operating a meth lab near a school or playground, online documents show.

He also faces lesser charges of recklessly endangering another person, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jeffrey McFarland is to appear for a preliminary hearing at 9 a.m. Wednesday before Jones.

He remains in Blair County prison unable to pay $25,000 cash bail.

No additional information was available Friday afternoon. It is unclear if the men or their charges are related.

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