Megan West, a 32-year old Sheldon native, became addicted to oxycodone at age 15. Since then, prescription opioids, heroin and crack cocaine have consumed her life. She was federally indicted in 2018 for participating in a mass straw purchase scheme in which she and four other Vermonters bought at least 30 firearms for Boston drug dealers in exchange for heroin and crack cocaine.
In Part 2 of our interview, Megan shares details regarding the federal crime she committed and how time in prison put her on the path to recovery and redemption.
Meg Hansen is the creator and host of “Dialogues with Meg Hansen” on the YCN network.