Ithaca judge: 60+ percent of jail inmates “in crisis,” need treatment – Ithaca City Judge Scott Miller said most defendants in court have substance abuse problems. “Sometimes, in the middle of the night when we receive a call, and the officer has merely arrested the person on petit larceny, shoplifting — $20 item, $50 item — and the officer says, ‘Well judge, I also need to let you know that John Smith or Jane Joe has informed me that they shot up 20 bags of heroin in the last 12 hours.’ This is not a rare occurrence,” he said.
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