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Posted on: January 1, 2018

1/1/2018 - DWI “No Refusal” Arrests for December 2017

San Antonio, Texas: During the No Refusal program this past month, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on 12/1/2017 through 11:59 p.m. on 12/31/2017 there were 529 persons arrested for driving while intoxicated offenses and 261 blood draws.  Below is a breakdown of the arrests by offense:

                                       

Driving While Intoxicated 1st:                                                 268

 

Driving While Intoxicated w/BAC 0.15 or higher                    102

 

Driving While Intoxicated-Open Container:                             36

 

Driving While Intoxicated-2nd:                                                 66

 

Driving While Intoxicated-3rd or More:                                                42

 

Driving While Intoxicated-with Child Under 15 yrs. old:                     9

 

Intoxication Assault:                                                                5

 

Intoxication Manslaughter:                                                      1


*The data complied reflects arrests only. It does not reflect the disposition of the cases.

 

No Refusal Policy: Since October of 2011, Bexar County has had a “No Refusal” policy for individuals suspected of driving while intoxicated. Whenever a driver is arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated, the driver will be asked to voluntarily provide a specimen of the driver’s breath or blood for forensic testing to determine its alcohol concentration. If the arrested person refuses to provide a voluntary specimen, the arresting officer will obtain a search warrant from a judge to obtain a blood specimen for forensic testing. This Policy applies 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days per year.


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