Sanction Schedule

Each offender placed on the “Drugs No More" Diversion Program will be required to appear before the Judge once a month to review compliance to the program. Violations of conditions of the “Drugs No More" Diversion Program will result in demerit points and sanctions. Once a participant obtains 5 demerit points a report will be submitted to the attention of the Court with a recommendation for additional Court sanctions. The demerit points will be applied as follows.

Violations Resulting in One Demerit Point


  • Late for treatment or urinalysis testing
  • Late or non-payment of treatment fees
  • Missed homework assignment
  • Missed Self Help Support Group meeting
  • No sponsor letter

Possible Sanctions


  • Community service/work crew hours (8 hours)
  • Increase drug testing
  • Verbal reprimand
  • Written report

Violations Resulting in Two Demerit Points


  • Fired from job
  • Forged Alcoholics Anonymous slip
  • Late Court fee payment
  • Missed treatment session (1st)
  • No show for probation visit
  • Positive urinalysis test (1st)
  • Quit job without first having a new one
  • Stalled UA/BA drug test
  • Using medication without prior approval (sanction at discretion of treatment specialist)

Possible Sanctions


  • Community service/work crew (16 hours)
  • Increase attendance at AA/NA meetings
  • Increase drug testing
  • Written report

Violations Resulting in Three Demerit Points


  • Failure to report for one week
  • Missed treatment session (2nd)
  • Positive UA/BA (2nd)

Possible Sanctions


  • Community service/work crew (24 hours)
  • Increase attendance at AA/NA
  • Increase UA/BA testing

Violations Resulting in Four Demerit Points


  • Missed treatment Session (3rd)
  • Positive UA/BA (3rd)

Possible Sanctions


  • Community Service/work crew (32 hours)
  • Demotion in treatment level
  • Increase AA/NA attendance
  • Increase in Court Status appearances
  • Inpatient treatment

Violations Resulting in Five Demerit Points and Show Cause Appearance Before the Court


  • Failing to report to probation officer for scheduled report day.
  • Failure to report 10 or more days
  • Missed treatment session (4th)
  • New Criminal Offense
  • No payment toward treatment or Court fees for two months.
  • Positive UA/BA (4th)

Possible Sanctions


  • Inpatient treatment
  • Jail 10 or more days
  • Mandatory appearance before Court
  • Mandatory demotion

Termination from the DNM Program


Failing to successfully complete treatment or conviction of a new felony offense or absconding from supervision will result in immediate termination from the "Drugs No More" Diversion Program.