Judge: Other cities copying SH's Community Court program judge says
May 19, 2021
Judge Larry Blake Jr. presented an update on Sweet Home’s Community Court program to City Council members at their May 11 Sweet Home City Council meeting.
Councilors in attendance were Angelita Sanchez, Susan Coleman, Mayor Greg Mahler, Diane Gerson, Dave Trask and Dylan Richards. Lisa Gourley was absent.
Blake has been a judge in the state of Oregon for 25 years and has worked in Sweet Home for 15 years. He works in other cities in the Willamette Valley as well – Harrisburg, Monroe, Philomath, and Corvallis.
He said one of the reasons he was hired in Corvallis was to establish a commu...