DPD's DWI No-Refusal Initiative a No-Go?
But that's not the whole story: DPD's release mentions that from 6 p.m. Friday till 6 a.m. Saturday, six arrestees refused to submit to a breathalyzer or blood test. At which point: "Warrants were not obtained because there was no magistrate on duty." Then, during the next 24-hour period ending at 6 a.m. Sunday, three arrestees refused blood or breath tests. Problem was: "Warrants were not approved by the magistrate."
I've e-mailed Sr. Cpl. Janice Crowther, a department spokesperson, for a further explanation.