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Extended No Refusal Initiative statistics for Spring Break and SXSW

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The extended Spring Break/SXSW No Refusal initiative ended this morning. This initiative was operational nightly between 9 pm - 5 am from March 3-20, 2017.
Total DWI arrests during No Refusal Hours (9 pm - 5 am) = 202
 
Blood Search Warrants =                                       100
Consent Blood =                                                        31
Consent Breath=                                                       71
            Total                                                              202
Of those 202 arrests:
Class A Misdemeanor DWI (with prior conviction) =                18
Class A Misdemeanor DWI (breath sample over .15) =            27
Felony DWI (2 or more prior convictions) =                                  9
Felony DWI Child Passenger =                                                        5

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