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38 very special Houstonians are on their way to prison after breaking the law in October AP Photo/Jay Pickthorn
In this Sept. 21, 2015 photo, Autumn Regimbal, 19, blows into a Breathalyzer in the wing of the county jail dedicated to the state's 24/7 Sobriety Program in Sioux Falls, S.D. Regimbal is a participant in the state's nearly decade-old project that aims to reduce drunken driving and domestic violence by requiring offenders to prove twice a day that they have not been drinking. (AP Photo/Jay Pickthorn)

The Houston Police Department reportedly arrested 38 people in October on felony driving-related alcohol charges.

According to the Houston Chronicle, the charges issued include intoxicated manslaughter, driving with a child while intoxicated and intoxicated assault.

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The first two times a driver is caught driving while intoxicated, prosecutors are known to seek a misdemeanor charge, but, the arrest last month resulted in felony charges for some of Houstonians due to their priors.

A third DWI offense is considered a felony under state law, carrying a fine of up to $10,000, license suspension and anywhere from two to 10 years of jail time.

Driving while intoxicated with a child and intoxicated manslaughter are also felony charges, and police said those made up nearly a third of October’s DWI arrests.

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