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Bexar County Racks Up 60 Felony DUI Arrests in December

Nick Slovikoski9 months ago

December saw dozens of Bexar County motorists arrested on felony DUI/DWI charges, bringing the total number of DUI/DWI arrests to nearly 7,000 for 2015.

December Drunk Driving Statistics

According to the San Antonio Express-News, 60 individuals were booked in Bexar County during the month of December on felony charges related to drinking and driving. These add to the 6,568 total DWI arrests in the county last year.

More than one in ten of those arrests led to felony-level charges. These chargers ranged from intoxication assault, driving while intoxicated with passenger under 15 years old, and driving while intoxicated (third or more offense).

Five dozen of these offenders spent their holidays behind bars.

Previous Texas DUI Statistics

  • Texas lost over 3,000 lives to drunk driving in 2011
  • That number increased to over 3,500 in 2014.
  • In 2014, a fatality occurred in connection to a DUI crash every day.

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