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Labor Day weekend DWI arrests up from 2012

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - East Texas authorities have released the results of the No-Refusal DWI campaign that was enacted throughout Labor Day weekend.

According to the Tyler Police Department, a total of 23 DWI arrests were made in Smith County from August 30 through September 2. These arrests result from the combined effort of multiple agencies.
  • The Texas Department of Public Safety made 18 DWI arrests, including one arrest of a minor.
  • Tyler PD made five DWI arrests
Agencies obtained a total of six search warrants for blood.
  • DPS obtained five search warrants for blood
  • Tyler PD obtained 1 search warrant for blood  
The total number of DWI arrests made during Labor Day weekend 2013 increased from the previous year. During Labor Day weekend 2012, 20 DWI arrests were made.

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