For Wesley Willoughby the Eighth Judicial Drug court was more than a way to avoid prison.
It was his last hope to get his life and son back.
On Thursday night, Willoughby was among three graduates who had recently completed the program.
Willoughby was also the one with the most seniority.
“He’s an old timer,” Judge Shayne Sexton announced as he introduced the unassuming 32- year- old. For most participants the program requires 18 to 24 months to complete.
Willoughby began in 2006, according to Sexton.