Lincoln County drug court closes after money problems

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LINCOLN COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – The juvenile drug court in Lincoln County has shut down.

He says money is the biggest issue. They’re spending about $63 a day for each client. That’s compared to the state’s average of about $20.

He also highlights their low 25 percent retention rate; the state average is three times higher.

There were only three active participants in their juvenile drug court at the end of June.

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