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Office of Communications and Public Affairs
2011-D Commerce Park Drive
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
410-260-1488
 
For Immediate Release

CONTACT:
Angelita Plemmer angelita.plemmer@mdcourts.gov
Terri Bolling terri.bolling@mdcourts.gov
(410) 260-1488

Media Advisory
Anne Arundel County District Court Celebrates
Drug/DUI Treatment Court Graduation

(ANNAPOLIS, Md. – May 22, 2012) On Thursday, May 31, several people will celebrate their success with family members and friends during the Anne Arundel County District Court Drug and DUI (alcohol) Treatment Court’s graduation. The media are invited to attend.

The rigorous drug and DUI treatment court program combines judicial oversight with intensive treatment and supervision. Judge Thomas Pryal will preside over the graduation ceremony. Retired Circuit Judge Joseph Manck will talk to the graduates as the event’s keynote speaker. Theodore Brown will be the graduate guest speaker.

Maryland’s first drug treatment court began in Baltimore in 1994, and there are now more than 40 drug treatment courts throughout the state. Anne Arundel County’s drug treatment court began in 1996, and the program for DUI infractions was added in 2005.


WHAT Anne Arundel County District Court Drug and DUI (alcohol) Treatment Court graduation
WHO:   Anne Arundel County District Judge Thomas Pryal presiding; retired Circuit Judge Joseph Manck, keynote speaker; several graduates, friends and family members
WHEN: Thursday May 31, 1:30 p.m.
WHERE Anne Arundel County District Court, Courtroom 4
 251 Rowe Blvd.
Annapolis

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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