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The mere fact that blood alcohol evidence dissipates over time does not by itself constitute an exigent circumstance justifying the warrantless blood draw of a drunk driving suspect. See “High court rejects warrantless blood draw in DWI case” U.S. Supreme Court. Missouri v. McNeely, No. 11-1425. April 17, 2013. Lawyers USA No. 993-3942.