Nancy Pelosi’s Husband Officially Charged With DUI In California

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FILE - This booking photo provided by the Napa County Sheriff's Office shows Paul Pelosi on May 29, 2022, following his arrest on suspicion of DUI in Northern California. Pelosi, the 82-year-old husband of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, was charged, Thursday, June 23, 2022, with driving under the influence. (Napa County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

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Paul Pelosi, the husband of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, was charged Thursday with driving under the influence in connection with a crash he was in last month.

Paul Pelosi, 82, was arrested following the May 28 crash in Napa County, north of San Francisco, after a DUI test showed he had a blood alcohol content level of .082%. The blood sample was taken about two hours after the collision occurred at 10:17 p.m., the Napa County District Attorney’s Office said in a statement.

He was driving a 2021 Porsche into an intersection near the town of Yountville and was hit by a 2014 Jeep, according to the California Highway Patrol.

He was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol causing injury and driving with a .08% blood alcohol level or higher causing injury.

Prosecutors said that under California law, the charges can be filed as a felony or a misdemeanor.

“Based upon the extent of the injuries suffered by the victim, the District Attorney filed misdemeanor charges,” the office said.

The office didn’t describe the injuries of the 48-year-old Jeep driver or give any other information about the person, saying they have requested privacy. The driver of the Jeep was not arrested.

Larry Kamer, a spokesperson for Paul Pelosi, declined to comment on the charges Thursday. Nancy Pelosi’s office referred all inquiries on the matter to Kamer.

After his arrest, Paul Pelosi was released on $5,000 bail. He is scheduled to be arraigned on Aug. 3. It wasn’t immediately known if he had a lawyer who could speak on his behalf.

If convicted, he would face up to a minimum of five days in jail and up to five years of probation. He would also be required to complete a drinking driver class and install an ignition interlock device in his vehicle — a breathalyzer that requires the driver to blow into it before operating the vehicle, prosecutors said.

Paul and Nancy Pelosi have been married since 1963.

(AP)


7 COMMENTS

  1. This was nothing in comparison to the drunk wife of GW Bush running a stop sign, crashing into another car and killing the 17 year old driver.

  2. CTLawyer, you are a liar. How dare you make such a false accusation? The police report said that neither driver was drinking. You MADE UP the accusation that she was drunk, just like your fake president Biden MADE UP the filthy accusation that the truck driver into whose path his wife turned was drunk. You are both evil people for spreading such slander.

    All she did was missed a stop sign, presumably through inattention, and caused the death of a dear friend. Just like Adlai Stevenson, who I have no doubt is one of your heroes, accidentally shot a friend when he was a boy.

  3. PS: Also, she was not Bush’s wife at the time. She was 17 years old! She wasn’t anyone important, no one was pulling any strings for her, and the police had no reason to do her any favors. They treated her exactly as they would treat anyone else, and they decided the case didn’t warrant any charges.

  4. CTLIAR, ehem, i mean, CTLAWYER, you’re referring to the time when George Bush was a sitting president, and Laura was a mature, and supposedly responsible woman, who amassed her fortune from insider’s tips her husband got on stock market investments? That time? Oh, wait, no, that’s the Pelosis’ story. So i’m not sure what are you referring to. Because it cannot be that your microscopic democrat brain is referring to something that happened 60 years ago when she was not even married to Bush, and she was a teenager herself, right? You couldn’t be that stupid, right?