THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
The Marinette County Drug Court commencement ceremony of the two newest graduates, Jordan Niemojuski and Dakota Hansens, took place Monday, Jan. 27 at the Marinette County Courthouse. Circuit Court Judge James Morrison welcomed everyone attending and thanked the participants for their hard work. Pictured from left are Lindsay Nolde-Probation Agent, DeShea Morrow-DA, Lt. Jon LaCombe-Marinette Police Department, Judge James Morrison, Dakota Hansens, Jordan Niemojuski, Sara Plansky-Pecor-Coordinator, Pete Mayhew-Evaluator, and Nicole Cazares-Probation Agent. Cake and refreshments were served after the program.
Marinette County Drug Court Holds Graduation on Jan. 27
Issue Date: February 13, 2020
On Monday, Jan. 27 the Marinette County Drug Court celebrated commencement ceremonies for two more who completed the program, Jordan Niemojuski and Dakota Hansens.
The Treatment Drug Court is a specialized treatment court for substance dependent offenders. It required frequent compliance testing, along with treatment tailored to the individual. There is strict community supervision with home and office visits by a Case Manager and Probation Agent. There are also frequent Drug court hearings and electronic monitoring if needed.
The Drug Court has reality based treatment and immediate intervention if needed. It holds offenders accountable and offers long term assistance. The goals of the Drug Court are to enhance public safety, reduce costs to the community and transform offenders into positive, contributing members of the community.
Some of the behavior requirements of the program include: participants must maintain total abstinence, avoid individuals who use, abuse or possess drugs and or alcohol. They cannot enter establishments where alcohol is primarily sold and avoid any premises where alcohol is sold for consumption on the premise.
Jordan Niemojuski was accepted into the program on April 9, 2018 and date of completion was Sept. 23, 2019. During the course of the program he obtained and maintained permanent full-time employment and obtained his GED. He also secured and maintained stable housing, obtained his valid driver's license and is the 24th Drug Court Alumni member.
Dakota Hansens was accepted into the program at May 10, 2018 and date of completion was Oct. 7, 2019. During the course of the program he obtained and maintained permanent full-time employment and obtained his GED. He also secured and maintained stable housing, obtained his valid driver's license and is the 25th Drug Court Alumni member.