Drug Court offers new start

The 31st Judicial District Court at Allen County celebrated eight Drug Court graduations on Thursday. Those in court shared joy and tears as they shared their experiences with a program several credited for saving their lives.



February 6, 2023 - 3:06 PM

31st Judicial District Chief Judge Dan Creitz congratulates Wesley Bryant for successful completion of the Drug Court program, an alternative to jail for those convicted of drug-related crimes. Eight people graduated from Drug Court on Thursday. Photo by Vickie Moss / Iola Register

At times, the atmosphere in Allen County District Court on Thursday afternoon felt like a festive celebration.

“Big round of applause!” Chief District Judge Dan Creitz would shout, again and again. 

Sometimes, there were tears. Tears of accomplishment. Perseverance. Hope.

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