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Jones County gets a Drug Court

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

A drug court program is headed to Jones County.

Circuit Court officials are in the planning phase of starting the program to help minimize the number of inmates at the jail.

The President of the Jones County Board, Andy Dial said many of the inmates have drug problems which could lead to more serious crimes.

Dial said it will cost about $20,000.00 to start up the new drug court.

 

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