Heroin addicts in Ohio court offered injections of Vivitrol as alternative to 'a body bag'

June 23, 2014 1:46 AM

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LEBANON, Ohio -- The twice-arrested heroin user listened nervously as the judge reviewed her record, then offered a deal he thinks could save her life.

"You're not a criminal, you're an addict," Judge Robert Peeler told Cynthia Fugate. "Something is driving you to use heroin that is beyond your control. Is that fair to say?"

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