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01/05/09 - Tyler

Tyler Police Release Holiday DWI 'No Refusal' Results

Tyler PD has released the results of their "No Refusal" DWI initiative. The program which began in September, allows law enforcment to take blood samples from anyone who refuses a breathalyzer. The New Year's Eve holiday initiative ran from December 31st, 2008 through January 3rd, 2009.

Total DWI arrests for the No Refusal initiative for all agencies were as follows: DPS had 8 DWI arrests during the No Refusal initiative. Tyler PD had 5 DWI arrests during the No Refusal initiative. Whitehouse PD had 1 DWI arrest during the No Refusal initiative.

Total evidentiary search warrants for blood issued were 9. DPS obtained 5 evidentiary search warrants for blood. Tyler PD obtained 3 evidentiary search warrants for blood. Whitehouse PD obtained 1 evidentiary search warrant for blood.

This is a grand total of 14 DWI arrests with 9 (64%) evidentiary search warrants issued.

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