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>>> LIVE FROM KPRC, THIS IS CHANNEL NEW 2 NEWS AT 6:00.

>>> LIVE FROM KPRC, THIS IS CHANNEL NEW 2 NEWS AT 6:00. >> DWI, THREE LETTERS THAT PUT

CHANNEL NEW 2 NEWS AT 6:00. >> DWI, THREE LETTERS THAT PUT EVERYONE ON OUR ROADS AT RISK.

>> DWI, THREE LETTERS THAT PUT EVERYONE ON OUR ROADS AT RISK. AND MAKING THINGS EVEN MORE

EVERYONE ON OUR ROADS AT RISK. AND MAKING THINGS EVEN MORE DANGEROUS, REPEAT OFFENDERS,

AND MAKING THINGS EVEN MORE DANGEROUS, REPEAT OFFENDERS, DRUNK DRIVERS ALREADY ARRESTED

DANGEROUS, REPEAT OFFENDERS, DRUNK DRIVERS ALREADY ARRESTED BEFORE DOING IT AGAIN AND AGAIN

DRUNK DRIVERS ALREADY ARRESTED BEFORE DOING IT AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN.

BEFORE DOING IT AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN. A CHAMPION 2 INVESTIGATION HAS

AND AGAIN. A CHAMPION 2 INVESTIGATION HAS FOUND NEARLY A QUARTER OF ALL

A CHAMPION 2 INVESTIGATION HAS FOUND NEARLY A QUARTER OF ALL DWI ARRESTS ARE REPEAT

FOUND NEARLY A QUARTER OF ALL DWI ARRESTS ARE REPEAT OFFENDERS.

DWI ARRESTS ARE REPEAT OFFENDERS. >> AND THESE CASES AFTERNOON

OFFENDERS. >> AND THESE CASES AFTERNOON RESULT IN SOMEONE GETTING HURT

>> AND THESE CASES AFTERNOON RESULT IN SOMEONE GETTING HURT OR KILLED.

RESULT IN SOMEONE GETTING HURT OR KILLED. THAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT A MAN

OR KILLED. THAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT A MAN KILLED IN NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNT

THAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT A MAN KILLED IN NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNT ITS DRIVER OF THE OTHER CAR,

KILLED IN NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNT ITS DRIVER OF THE OTHER CAR, JEFFREY DAVIS WAS INTOXICATING

ITS DRIVER OF THE OTHER CAR, JEFFREY DAVIS WAS INTOXICATING MAKING THIS HIS FOURTH DWI

JEFFREY DAVIS WAS INTOXICATING MAKING THIS HIS FOURTH DWI ARREST.

MAKING THIS HIS FOURTH DWI ARREST. >> ROBERT ARNOLD TALKS TO

ARREST. >> ROBERT ARNOLD TALKS TO SOMEBODY EL WHO LOST A LOVED ONE

>> ROBERT ARNOLD TALKS TO SOMEBODY EL WHO LOST A LOVED ONE TO A DRUNK DRIVER AND HE ASKS

SOMEBODY EL WHO LOST A LOVED ONE TO A DRUNK DRIVER AND HE ASKS POLICE AND PROSECUTORS WHAT IS

TO A DRUNK DRIVER AND HE ASKS POLICE AND PROSECUTORS WHAT IS BEING DONE TO GET THEM OFF THE A

POLICE AND PROSECUTORS WHAT IS BEING DONE TO GET THEM OFF THE A STREET.

BEING DONE TO GET THEM OFF THE A STREET. >> IT DIDNT MAKE ANY SENSE.

STREET. >> IT DIDNT MAKE ANY SENSE. HE HAD JUST AT DINNER THE LAST

>> IT DIDNT MAKE ANY SENSE. HE HAD JUST AT DINNER THE LAST THING HE SAID TO ME, I LOVE YOU,

HE HAD JUST AT DINNER THE LAST THING HE SAID TO ME, I LOVE YOU, ILL SEE YOU AT HOME.

THING HE SAID TO ME, I LOVE YOU, ILL SEE YOU AT HOME. >> FOR HER, MORNINGS ARE THE

ILL SEE YOU AT HOME. >> FOR HER, MORNINGS ARE THE WORST.

WORST. WHEN YOU WAKE UP YOU REALIZE

WHEN YOU WAKE UP YOU REALIZE ITS REAL.

ITS REAL. >> IN 2018, WAYNE CHILDERS,

>> IN 2018, WAYNE CHILDERS, HUSBAND AND FATHER OF FOUR, HAD

HUSBAND AND FATHER OF FOUR, HAD THE MISFORTUNE OF CROSSING

THE MISFORTUNE OF CROSSING PASSES WITH OWEN SHERIFFSES IS

PASSES WITH OWEN SHERIFFSES IS ARE OPTION SAYS HE WAS DRUNK.

scene every day. ARE OPTION SAYS HE WAS DRUNK.

scene every day. Before slamming into Childers

Before slamming into Childers car make

car make net had

net had

5 prior drunk driving

5 prior drunk driving convictions this affects us for

convictions this affects us for the rest of our lives.

the rest of our lives. >> Channel 2 investigates

>> Channel 2 investigates analyzed 2 years of DWI arrest

analyzed 2 years of DWI arrest

That that all charge and on a

That that all charge and on a door for you to have your hands

door for you to have your hands on the steering wheel.

on the steering wheel. As the head of hps DWI

As the head of hps DWI task force is also on the

task force is also on the national Board of Mothers

national Board of Mothers Against Drunk driving just

Against Drunk driving just saying dont drink and drive

saying dont drink and drive doesnt work.

doesnt work. >> A lot of people were due to

>> A lot of people were due to be I people dont feel like

be I people dont feel like its a crime.

its a crime. ♪

>> Yeah for the most part and

>> Yeah for the most part and or says this is why many

or says this is why many departments like hpd are

departments like hpd are working to beef up DWI patrols

working to beef up DWI patrols so catching drunks on the road

so catching drunks on the road is a more consistent effort in

is a more consistent effort in not

not just seasonal.

just seasonal. >> The hope

>> The hope

♪ >> is that thats enough to

>> is that thats enough to convince people that are having

convince people that are having that maybe I can make it home

that maybe I can make it home thought.

>> The chief of the district

>> The chief of the district attorneys vehicular crimes

attorneys vehicular crimes division Sean tears as the

division Sean tears as the other struggle is stopping a

other struggle is stopping a person from becoming repeat

person from becoming repeat offender before they

offender before they kill someone at the end of the

kill someone at the end of the day weve got to change

day weve got to change peoples behavior tears as

peoples behavior tears as years of throwing the book at

years of throwing the book at all drunk drivers didnt work

all drunk drivers didnt work the das office than started a

the das office than started a diversion program which gives

diversion program which gives first offender its a second

first offender its a second chance so far

chance so far the program has a less than one

the program has a less than one percent per cent of it rate but

percent per cent of it rate but not

not everyone learns. Christopher

everyone learns. Christopher Gibbs racked up for DWI

Gibbs racked up for DWI in less than a year the das

in less than a year the das office finally seized his car

office finally seized his car something tear says the das

something tear says the das office is considering doing

office is considering doing more often in cases like this

more often in cases like this on the prison sentence is also

on the prison sentence is also now on the table in cases like

John Greco Webb for prior DWI

John Greco Webb for prior DWI before slamming his truck into

before slamming his truck into a pair of cars and several C

a pair of cars and several C Street signs, those people go

Street signs, those people go to percent of people need to go

to percent of people need to go percent when someone is killed

Mister net in making its case

Mister net in making its case hes not charged with

hes not charged with intoxication Hes charged

intoxication Hes charged with murder.

with murder. >> We had already gone to

>> We had already gone to prison on 3 separate occasions

prison on 3 separate occasions for DWI.

for DWI. >> Part of a warning to be on

>> Part of a warning to be on the streets again because

the streets again because obviously hes going to do it.

>> All right so Robert after

>> All right so Robert after watching the story how is it

watching the story how is it that these drivers are able to

that these drivers are able to rack up all of these DWI

rack up all of these DWI arrests before going to prison

arrests before going to prison was one of the first questions

was one of the first questions we asked on turning explained

we asked on turning explained its not until a persons 3rd

its not until a persons 3rd arrest and DWI charges that

arrest and DWI charges that becomes a felony in prison even

becomes a felony in prison even becomes an option but

becomes an option but even then a lot of prosecutors

even then a lot of prosecutors trying to give people a chance

trying to give people a chance to change that behavior through

to change that behavior through a lengthy probation in juries

a lengthy probation in juries are reluctant to send people

are reluctant to send people away because many people have

away because many people have driven under the influence

driven under the influence themselves and I feel bad for

themselves and I feel bad for the person facing charges now

the person facing charges now tear says its not until the

tear says its not until the 4th or 5th arrest that

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