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APD arrests 141 during “holiday season”

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 by Elizabeth Pagano

During the recent July 4 holiday “season,” the Austin Police Department arrested 141 people for driving while intoxicated. The DWI Enforcement Initiative took place from June 24 until July 11 during an extended “no refusal period” that allowed police to apply blood search warrants to suspects that refuse to submit to blood or breath tests when asked. The initiative, which is invoked periodically throughout the year, is intended to enforce DWI laws.

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