Drug Court Begins In Forest County

Mar 9, 2017

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Thursday(3/9/17) was the first day for Drug Court in Forest County, a joint effort from the state court system at the Forest County Courthouse and Forest County Potawatomi Tribal Court to get persons convicted of drug offenses into treatment.

WXPR's Ken Krall spoke with Chief Judge of Tribal Court Eugene Whitefish and Wellness Court Coordinator Valerie Loduha about the program, designed to get people with addictions to change course. We hear first from Judge Whitefish...

Ken Krall with Forest County Potawatomi Tribal Judge Eugene Whitefish and Wellness Coordinator Valerie Loduha. While five persons initially are in the program, they can treat up to 10.