No Refusal enforced in Atascosa County for Poteet Strawberry Festival

DPS implements program to keep drunken drivers off roads


ATASCOSA COUNTY, Texas – With the Poteet Strawberry Festival coming this weekend, the Department of Public Safety is implementing a No Refusal program beginning Thursday in Atascosa County.

During the enforcement period, anyone who refuses to give a breath or blood sample will have their blood drawn following a search warrant.

The No Refusal program is designed to keep drunken drivers off the roads and protect travelers.

While the No Refusal weekend starts Thursday and ends Sunday, the Poteet Strawberry Festival will run Friday through Sunday.