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ap GOLD HILL, ORE. -- A judge in Gold Hill has one year to complete a drug program after pleading innocent to a marijuana possession charge.
Justice of the Peace Robert Henry King must pay about $300 in fines and finish the program in order to get his case dismissed without a conviction.
The 59-year-old King applied for the drug diversion program after pleading innocent to possession of less than one ounce of marijuana, classified as a simple violation rather than a criminal offense under Oregon law.
Narcotics officers under the command of Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters cited and released King on June eleventh for buying a eighth of an ounce of marijuana from a police informant.
Meanwhile, the sheriff's office is sending all of its noncriminal cases to Jackson County Circuit Court in Medford rather than the justice of the peace, an office that typically handles minor cases in Oregon.
He is still judge in that little hippy town today.