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Police in Texas make blood tests mandatory

Herald-Zeitung [1]
Saturday, Oct 10th, 2009

The New Braunfels Police Department will ramp up its efforts this weekend to crack down on drunken driving.

The NBPD will enforce its first-ever “no refusal” weekend beginning tonight — meaning police will be taking blood samples from suspected drunken drivers who refuse testing.

“We’re just trying to send a message to everyone out there to think twice before drinking and driving,” said Lt. John Wells.

Local judges will be on call this weekend to sign warrants to take blood from drivers who won’t consent to testing.

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