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Methamphetamine use surges in Oregon again

The Register-Guard, Nov. 18, 2015 To the outside world, Nate Mart had his life together. He attended Southern Oregon University; he played football; he had a job. But Mart kept a secret: He was an addict — smoking pot, drinking … Continue reading

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In second week of testing at Deschutes County Jail, high-tech “RiskWatch” may have saved a life

The Bulletin, June 26, 2015 The Deschutes County jail is testing a new monitoring device that sheriff’s officials say helped save the life of a 63-year-old inmate Wednesday. According to Deschutes County sheriff’s Capt. Shane Nelson, the AliveLock RiskWatch monitors … Continue reading

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Eugene man killed in Salem police shooting

Statesman Journal, April 25, 2015 What might have been the routine arrest of a Eugene man wanted for failing to appear in court on drug charges turned into a deadly shootout with Salem police officers. Before Friday’s tense, hours-long standoff … Continue reading

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When Thomas Kohl presides over Drug Court, he remembers his daughter, an addict, killed at 21

Portland Tribune, June 10, 2014 Every Christmas, Washington County Drug Court Judge Thomas Kohl and his wife, Julie, hold a big holiday party at their home. The tall and fit former football player welcomes family and associates from the legal … Continue reading

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