Pelosi also was ordered to pay standard drunk driving fine of $1723 and $150 standard restitution penalty. he didn’t show up in court for his sentence, but was presented by his lawyer, Amanda Bevins. Bevins said Pelosi had no statements on a business.
Pelosi, 82, was arrested at the time. of May 28 crash and records show he was booked on one count of driving under the influence of alcohol causing injury as well as one count of driving with blood alcohol level of 0.08 or higher causing injury.
Pelosi changed his plea after initially pleading not guilty during a hearing on the charges this month. He originally faced two charges, but, under an agreement reached on Tuesday, pleaded guilty only to one – Violation of California Motor Vehicle Code 23153(a).
crash happened in California wine country, near State Route 29 and Oakville Cross Road, according to copy. of Complaint received by Fox News. Officers at the scene said Pelosi was found in in the driver’s seat of his Porsche while driver of there was an SUV outside his own vehicle; both vehicles stable “large collision damage,” the complaint said.
The complaint alleges that Pelosi had red and watery eyes, slurred speech and a strong odor of alcohol on his breath, and that he was showing “signs of of impairment” in field sobriety tests. A complaint also claimed that when the officers asked Pelosi for he presented his ID card with a driver’s license and card for The 11-99 Foundation, a charity that supports California Highway Patrol families.
SUV driver was not named, both he and Pelosi declined treatment according to the complaint. The document claims that the SUV driver later began pain in the shoulder and neck, headaches and difficulty lifting things with his right hand.
Pelosi had previously been ordered to pay another amount, Bevins said. driver involved in in crash $4927.53 in restitution fines directly which he has already Performed. Bevins told the court on Tuesday reserved restitution if different driver there are additional requests.
representative for Speaker of the House of Representatives did not immediately respond to requests for comment.