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For Immediate Release

Government Relations and Public Affairs
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Annapolis, Maryland 21401
410-260-1488


Media Advisory:
Howard County District Court Celebrates
Adult Drug/DUI Court Graduation


(ELLICOTT CITY, MARYLAND – November 6, 2017) – The Howard County District Court will honor its successful Adult Drug/DUI Court program participants during a graduation ceremony on Wednesday, November 8. Participants will celebrate with friends, family, and former program participants. News media are invited to attend.

The rigorous drug and DUI (alcohol) treatment court program combines judicial oversight with intensive treatment and supervision. Howard County District Judge Ricardo D. Zwaig will preside over the graduation ceremony.

The Howard County District Court Adult Drug Court/DUI program began in 2004. More than 200 people have successfully completed the program. Maryland’s first drug treatment courts began in 1994 in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City and Baltimore City District Court. Today, there are 53 problem-solving court programs in Maryland.


WHAT:
Howard County District Court Adult Drug/DUI Court Graduation

WHEN
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
4:30 p.m.

WHO:
Howard County District Judge Ricardo D. Zwaig, presiding

WHERE:
Courtroom 5, Howard County District Court, 3451 Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City, Maryland 21043

MEDIA CONTACT:
Media are invited to attend. Please call the Maryland Judiciary’s Division of Government Relations and Public Affairs if you would like to attend or have questions. The use of cameras must be approved in advance, and all persons being photographed should be asked for their consent to be photographed.

Phone: 410-260-1488
Email: communications@mdcourts.gov

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