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Wellness court a success

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WALKER – Ninth Judicial District Judge John P. Smith, assigned to Cass County, reported to the county board Tuesday the success of wellness court since it began here.

While the recidivism rate for the average person going through court for driving while intoxicated offenses is 50 percent, Smith said only one of the 24 wellness court graduates since 2006 has re-offended.

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