North Texas

Treatment Instead of Jail Possible for Grapevine Drug Addicts

Imagine a drug user walking into a police station and handing over his drugs and paraphernalia. But instead of police putting the addict behind bars, the would-be criminal is taken to a treatment facility to get help - without any charges being filed.

That's the essence of a new, nationwide initiative coming soon to at least one North Texas police department.

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