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O'Neill woman's drug case goes to special court

A 22-year-old O’Neill woman has been given the opportunity to resolve her felony case through the North Central Problem Solving Court.

Problem-solving courts are an alternate route through the criminal justice system for nonviolent drug-related offenders, utilizing a specialized team process within the existing court structure. The court's goal is to protect public safety and increase the participant's likelihood of successful rehabilitation by utilizing validated risk and need assessments, early and individualized behavioral health treatment, frequent and random chemical testing, incentives,...


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