Cynthia Fugate, the twice-arrested heroin user listened to the judge Robert Peeler at the Warren County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday in Lebanon, Ohio nervously as the judge reviewed her record, then gave an option which could be a life saviour for Fugate.
“You’re not a criminal, you’re an addict,” Judge Peeler told Fugate. “Something is driving you to use heroin that is beyond your control. Is that fair to say?”
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