Paul Pelosi charged with DUI with injury, a misdemeanor charge


Paul Pelosi, 82, was arrested on May 28 after having been involved in a nighttime collision. Pelosi had been attempting to cross SR-29 when his 2021 Porsche was hit by a 2014 Jeep traveling northbound on the road, according to a collision report from the California Highway Patrol. The vehicles « sustained major collision damage, » according to a criminal complaint.

According to the release, the punishment for the misdemeanor charges « includes up to five years of probation, a minimum of five days in jail, installation of an ignition interlock device, fines and fees, completion of a court ordered drinking driver class and other terms . »

The House speaker’s office referred an inquiry to her husband’s spokesperson, who declined to comment.

Pelosi completed sobriety tests at the time of the incident « showing signs of impairment, » according to a criminal complaint.

The criminal complaint noted that California Highway Patrol determined Pelosi « was the proximate cause of the collision. »

« Based upon the extent of the injuries suffered by the victim, the District Attorney filed misdemeanor charges » against Pelosi, the district attorney’s office’s Thursday news release said.

Paul Pelosi, a native of San Francisco, has been married to Nancy Pelosi since 1963. The two have five children.


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