The Supreme Court of South Carolina
Re: York County Medication Assisted Treatment Adult Drug Court
Pursuant to the provisions of S.C. CONST. Article V, Section 4,
IT IS ORDERED that the Honorable Lee S. Alford, Retired Circuit Court Judge of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, is hereby appointed to preside over the York County Drug Court Treatment Program. Pursuant to this appointment, he is to have and exercise all powers and duties appertaining to a Circuit Judge of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit while presiding over the York County Medication Assisted Treatment Adult Drug Court.
Judge Alford may preside over bond and probation revocations, motions, and other proceedings related to a defendant’s participation in the York County Medication Assisted Drug Court Program. Additionally, he may impose sanctions for violations of the conditions of the York County Medication Assisted Adult Drug Court Program. Sanctions may include, but are not limited to, suspension of a personal recognizance bond, public service work, additional treatment, issuance of a bench warrant, incarceration, or termination of participation in the York County Medication Assisted Adult Drug Court Program.
This Order takes effect immediately and remains in effect unless amended or rescinded by the Chief Justice.
s/Donald W. Beatty
Donald W. Beatty
Columbia, South Carolina
January 10, 2019