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US House of Representatives jailed and fined for drunken driving husband

hidayatullah.com- US House of Representatives – The husband of Nancy Pelosi, a spokeswoman for the United States House of Representatives, pleaded guilty to drunken driving, which caused an accident in California in May. The court rewarded him with imprisonment and fine.

informed of The Associated Press On Wednesday (08/23/2022), Paul Pelosi has served two of his five days in prison and received a reduced sentence of two days for good behavior, Judge Joseph Solga said in Napa County Superior Court. Solga said during a hearing on Paul Pelosi’s sentencing on Tuesday that the remainder of his sentence would be commuted to an eight-hour work program in which the accused did not participate.

California state law allows perpetrators of minor offenses, such as driving while intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, not to appear in person in court or be represented by a legal representative when unless otherwise ordered by the court.

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In addition to the prison sentence, Paul Pelosi was given a suspended sentence of three years and was required to pay a fine of about $7,000, the judge said.

Paul Pelosi was arrested on May 28 after a traffic accident in Napa County, north of San Francisco. DUI test results showed his blood alcohol content was 0.082 percent, slightly above the legal limit.

Officials who arrived at the crash site after receiving a report at 10 p.m. near the small town of Yountville, known as a wine production hub, said they found Pelosi sitting in the driver’s seat of a 2021 Porsche Carrera while another driver stood outside . an SUV.

Officials with the California Highway Patrol said Paul Pelosi was unable to stand upright and steady on his two legs, spoke like a lunatic, and had a strong smell of alcohol in his mouth.

When asked to show his ID, he handed him his driving license and the “11-99 Foundation” card. The 11-99 Foundation provides support for California Highway Patrol employees and their families.

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The prosecutor’s office charged the 48-year-old SUV driver who was hit by Paul Pelosi’s car with injuries as a misdemeanor. The prosecutor’s office declined to reveal her identity because the victim requested that her privacy be protected.

The SUV driver told investigators from the prosecutor’s office that he had pain in his right upper arm, right shoulder and neck after the accident. He also felt pain in his head.

Paul Pelosi was released from custody on $5,000 bail after being arrested.

His wife, Nancy Pelosi, was in Rhode Island to deliver a speech at the opening of the new academic year at Brown University. The Democratic Party politician’s office declined to comment when asked for comment on Tuesday, reports The Associated Press,

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