Pelosi’s man charged with DUI in a car accident in California

Written by Javed Iqbal

Paul Pelosi, the spouse of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, has been charged with alcohol-related offenses in connection with a car accident in Napa County, California, in May, the Napa County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday.

Charges include driving under the influence of alcohol causing injury and driving with a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or higher and causing injury, the prosecutor said.

A blood sample taken from Mr. Pelosi more than two hours after the accident had an alcohol content of 0.082 percent, the office said.

The office said the charges for the charges include at least five days in jail and up to five years probation. Sir. Pelosi, 82, is scheduled to appear in court in Napa County Superior Court on August 3.

“Under California law, these charges can be filed as a misdemeanor or felony,” Allison Haley, the county attorney, said in a statement. “Based on the extent of the damages the victim has sustained, the district attorney filed charges of misdemeanor. This decision is consistent with how our office handles these cases with similar damages.”

A spokesman for Mr. Pelosi declined to comment Thursday. A spokeswoman for Ms Pelosi said in May that the speaker would not comment on the “private affair” that took place while she was on the East Coast.

On May 28, Mr. Pelosi a 2021 Porsche and tried to cross State Route 29 when his car was hit by another vehicle, a Jeep, at. 22:26, ​​according to a California Highway Patrol report.

The statement of Ms. Haley did not make clear the nature of any injuries. The California Highway Patrol had said there was none. Neither Ms. Haley or the California Highway Patrol could be reached late Thursday.

Sir. Pelosi and Ms. Pelosi owns a winery in the Napa Valley. The couple met at Georgetown University and married in 1963.

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