The Macon County State's Attorney says an adult diversion program was a huge success last year.
They diverted 298 cases out of the Macon County Court during 2013. As a result fees collected through the program were up by 55-percent from 2012, totaling more than $111,000 for the county's general fund.
The program also collected nearly $46,000 in restitution for crime victims, a 103-percent increase over 2012.
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