The consequences – Part 1 of many

Leon James Scott

Leon James Scott

Meet Leon Scott. He will live most of his life in our state prisons, costing about $40,000 per year.

His charges – murder (guilty), delivery of cocaine, delivery of methamphetamine, dog fighting, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine.

Leon and the cost keeping Leon secure for many years is a tangential consequence of the chronic underfunding of addiction treatment by the Oregon state legislature.

EXTRA – Police say acquaintance shot and killed Portland man,