The Austin Police Department made over 200 DWI arrests during a No Refusal Initiative that covered Labor Day weekend.
The initiative was effective nightly from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. beginning August 19 and ending September 5. APD reported that during those hours they made a total of 196 DWI arrests. 56 of those arrested consented to a breath analysis, 29 consented to a blood analysis and 111 were arrested after a blood analysis search warrant was issued.
APD said that 22 DWI arrests were made outside of the initiative hours, bringing the total number of DWI arrests to 218.
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