BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- After being removed five years ago, Penobscot county drug court is back up and running in Bangor.
It is not clear as to why the program was taken away back in 2011, but officials felt that it needed to be brought back to deal with Maine's growing drug epidemic. A public meeting was held Wednesday afternoon at the Penobscot Judicial Center in Bangor to explain more about what services would be offered to those within the program.
"Most of the people that come into these courts desperately want to be free of the addiction" District Court Judge Evert Fowle said. "We have the tools built into our programming that can really be of assistance to them".
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