The following is an after-action report from our most recent multi-agency No Refusal DWI campaign, December 30th, 2010 through January 2nd, 2011:
Total DWI arrests for the No-Refusal campaign for all agencies were 12.
-DPS had 7 DWI arrests during the No Refusal campaign.
-Tyler PD had 5 DWI arrests during the No Refusal campaign.
Total number of refusals for breath/blood specimens was 3.
-DPS had 2 refusals.
-Tyler PD had 1 refusal.
This is a grand total of 12 DWI arrests with 3 (25%) refusals.
Looking at last year’s total number of arrests (15), this year saw a decrease of 20% in the number of DWI arrests.
Lindale PD had a fatality accident during the campaign, on January 1st. It was believed to be alcohol related, but resulted in the death of the suspect; blood results are pending.
From Tyler Police Department