The 2017 Superbowl Weekend No Refusal Initiative has concluded. This initiative was conducted from February 3 - 6, 2017 and operated during the hours of 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. each night.
Total DWI arrests during No Refusal Hours (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) = 50
Consent Breath Samples = 19
Consent Blood Samples = 5
Blood Search Warrants = 26
Of Those 50 Arrests:
Felony DWI (child passenger) = 1
Felony DWI (2 or more prior convictions) = 2
Class A Misdemeanor (1 prior conviction) = 1
Class A Misdemeanor (BAC above .15) = 6
The Austin Police Department is continuously focused on preventing lives from being lost on the streets, highways and waterways of Austin. The Department is dedicated to making the roadways and waterways of Austin safe for residents and visitors through education and enforcement.
Communications and Public Information Office
301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701