Austin Wayne Middelton, 23, of Manistee has been arraigned on the charges of Possession of Fentanyl and Larceny in a Building. Both crimes are felonies punishable by up to four years in prison. During the investigation detectives learned that Middleton allegedly stole prescription medication fentanyl from a home in Manistee County. Fentanyl (also known as fentanil) is a potent, synthetic opioid pain medication. When used as a recreational drug, its use has led to thousands of overdose deaths in recent years.