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Drug Court - Eligibility/Exclusionary Criteria
 
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Misdemeanor conviction [or YO] and sentenced to 3 years on probation. So, these are post-plea and post-sentence cases.
  • Any violation of probation where the basis of the VOP is failure to refrain from use of alcohol/controlled substances or failure to comply with treatment recommendations.
  • Lives in Clinton County and specifically agrees to remain in Clinton County for duration of Drug Court Program.
  • Must have an alcohol/substance dependence diagnosis following initial assessment.

Exclusionary Criteria:

  • Current charge is for the sale or possession with intent to sell any controlled substance or misdemeanor marijuana sale.
  • Primary diagnosis is a psychiatric disorder.
  • Current charge or past conviction of a sexual offense involving a child under the age of 15.
  • Actively working as a confidential drug informant with law enforcement.
  • Used or displayed a gun in the course of the current or a past offense.
 

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