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Phlebotomists Working with Police to Crack Down on Drunk Drivers

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

Corpus Christi police will be cracking down on drunk drivers for the reminder of this holiday season, working with the District Attorney's Office to catch offenders.

They have hired phlebotomists to work throughout all the weekends in December, drawing blood at the City Detention Center. If a driver refuses to take a breathalyzer exam, police will order an immediate blood draw.

The idea is to cut the time that it takes for officers to handle each case and make sure DWI offenders don't get away with driving drunk.

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