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Nearly 1,000 People Arrested for DWI/BWI in Montgomery County During Three Month Period



Montgomery County, Texas – September 18, 2018: The “100 Deadliest Days of Summer”, starting Memorial Day Weekend and ending Labor Day Weekend, recently ended and law enforcement throughout Montgomery County worked to keep Lake Conroe and our roadways safe by increasing Driving While Intoxicated and Boating While Intoxicated Enforcement with the assistance of the MCDAO No Refusal Program. Those enforcement efforts throughout the summer resulted in the following arrest statistics for arrest during No Refusal Operation and outside of No Refusal Operations:

DWI arrests: 942

BWI Arrests: 26

Blood Warrants Issued: 298

Voluntary Breath Tests: 158

Voluntary Blood Tests: 413

On those total arrests, they break down as follows:

BWI 1st offense: 22

BWI 2nd: 4

BWI 3rd or more: 0

DWI 1st offense: 652

DWI 2nd: 164

DWI with a Child: 27

DWI 3rd or more: 97

Intoxication Assault: 1

Intoxication Manslaughter: 1

Of those total arrests, the below were done during No Refusal Operations:

BWI 1st offense: 14

BWI 2nd: 3

DWI 1st offense: 257

DWI 2nd: 69

DWI 3rd or more: 43

DWI with a Child: 16

Intoxication Assault: 1

Intoxication Manslaughter: 0

Blood Warrants issued: 163

Voluntary Breath Tests: 66

Voluntary Blood Tests: 170

One intoxication manslaughter charge and one intoxication assault charge were filed during this time. On August 21, 2018, Kristina Hardin was arrested for Intoxication Manslaughter resulting from an auto-pedestrian crash that occurred around 2:45 pm on SH 105. On August 11, 2018, Janie Jackson was arrested for Intoxication Assault resulting from a crash that occurred around 4:15 pm that day on the US 59 Feeder road.

According to the Conroe Courier, Montgomery County continues to lead Texas in DUI fatalities per capita.

DWI/BWI data courtesy of the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office.

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