Drug Court Proposed For Marion County

UPDATED: Monday February 18, 2013 5:48 PM

Marion County judges are looking to create a special court to deal specifically with drug problems.

Common Pleas Judge Jim Slagle said a drug court would focus more on ways to deal with addiction rather than just punish offenders.

Marion's mayor and police chief back the idea.

The county is pursuing a federal grant to fund the court for three years.

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