DWI offenders to be randomly drug, alcohol tested


SANTA FE (KRQE) – Convicted drunk drivers in Santa Fe County will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing starting Monday.

Drivers convicted of their first, second or third DWI after June 1st will need to call in to the courts every morning to determine if they are required to submit a sample for that day.

The courts will be notified of any violation and offenders could face more sanctions.

The program costs $14,000 and is funded by the New Mexico Liquor Excise Tax.

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