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Search warrant may be needed prior to blood draw in OWI cases

By Ken Anderson
News Correspondent

A U.S. Supreme Court  ruling from a Missouri case,  on a 5-4 vote, may require law enforcement officers to obtain search warrants when suspected drunk driving arrests are made and the suspect refuses consent for a blood draw.

That’s according to Vilas County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Joe Fath.

“We have a template developed with the District Attorney’s

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 4:57 PM

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