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Canyon County announces Veterans Treatment Court graduation

Canyon County Judge George Southworth will welcome the five graduates and their guests for this ceremony, 3 p.m., Monday, April 28 in the public meeting room on the first floor of the Canyon County Courthouse, 1115 Albany St. in Caldwell.

Guest speaker is Roy Ledesma, director of the Wyakin Wounded Warrior Academy.

Veterans Treatment Court (which also exists in Ada County) is an alternative court. The court is a voluntary post-conviction program for veterans who have a pending criminal charge in Canyon County and whose criminal behavior is related to substance abuse or a mental health disorder.

Successful completion of veterans court, which includes rigorous rehab, counseling and other requirements, can often result in reduced or dismissed charges.

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