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For Immediate Release

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Angelita Plemmer angelita.plemmer@mdcourts.gov
Terri Bolling terri.bolling@mdcourts.gov
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Media Advisory
Howard County District Court Celebrates

16th Drug/DUI Treatment Court Graduation

(ELLICOTT CITY, Md. – Nov. 7, 2012) On Wednesday, Nov. 14, Howard County District Judge Ricardo D. Zwaig will preside as several graduates celebrate their success with family members and friends during the Howard County District Court Drug and DUI (alcohol) Treatment Court’s 16th graduation. 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 42 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.


WHAT

Howard County District Court Drug and DUI (alcohol) Treatment Court graduation

WHO : Howard County District Judge Ricardo D. Zwaig is presiding. C. Vernon Gray, director of the Human Rights Administration in Howard County is the guest speaker. There are seven graduates from the DUI program and two from the drug treatment court program.
WHERE: Howard County District Court Multiservice Building, Courtroom 5
3451 Courthouse Drive
Ellicott City
WHEN:   Wednesday, Nov. 14, 4:30 p.m.

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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