Howard County District Court Celebrates
15th Drug/DUI Treatment Court Graduation
(ELLICOTT CITY, Md. – May 29, 2012) On Wednesday, May 30, the Howard County District Court Drug and DUI (alcohol) Treatment Court will hold its 15th graduation. Howard County District Judge Ricardo D. Zwaig will preside over the graduation ceremony as several graduates celebrate their success with family members and friends. The media are invited to attend.
Drug and DUI treatment court programs combine judicial oversight with intensive treatment and supervision. Maryland’s first drug treatment court began in Baltimore in 1994; there are now more than 40 drug treatment courts throughout the state. Howard County’s drug treatment court began in June 2004, and the program for DUI infractions was added in January 2005.
Howard County District Court Drug and DUI (alcohol) Treatment Court graduation
Howard County District Judge Ricardo D. Zwaig presiding; several graduates, friends and family members
Wednesday, May 30, 4:30 p.m.
Howard County District Court Multiservice Building, Courtroom 5
MEDIA CONTACT: Maryland Judiciary Office of Communications and Public Affairs, 410-260-1488. The media are invited to attend. The use of cameras must be approved in advance, and all persons being photographed must give their consent to be photographed.
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