The Tyler Police Department has released the results of their No-Refusal initiative for the Memorial Day weekend.
A grand total of 18 DWI arrests occurred over the weekend and on the Memorial Day holiday. The arrests result from the efforts of several different agencies in East Texas.
The Department of Public Safety had nine DWI arrests.
Tyler Police Department had five DWI arrests.
Whitehouse Police Department had two DWI arrests.
Texas Parks and Wildlife had two Boating While Intoxicated arrests.
Texas Parks and Wildlife also received two search warrants to obtain blood. The No-Refusal initiative is part of a multi-agency No-Refusal DWI campaign. Upon the arrest of a suspected drunk driver, he or she will be asked if they would submit to blow into a breath-test machine or take a blood test.
If the driver refuses and says "No" officers will obtain an immediate search warrant signed by a judge on call to have blood drawn by a nurse on staff at the Smith County Jail. The blood is then analyzed to determine whether the driver's blood-alcohol concentration is 0.08 or higher, the legal limit for driving in Texas.
BRADENTON BEACH, FL (WFLX) - People are outraged after a Florida couple was caught having sex on a public beach Sunday afternoon in front of dozens of people including children. Bradenton Beach policeMore >>
People are outraged after a Florida couple was caught having sex on a public beach Sunday afternoon in front of dozens of people including children.More >>