Paul Pelosi charged with DUI causing injury, could face jail time

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband was charged with DUI causing injury and could face jail time for alleged drunk driving at the end of May, officials said on Thursday.

Paul Pelosi, 82, was hit with new charges — including driving under the influence of alcohol causing injury and driving with .08% Blood Alcohol Level or higher causing injury Thursday, the Napa County District Attorney announced.

Pelosi was arrested just before midnight on May 28 in Napa County, California. He was headed from a dinner party to his and Nancy’s vineyard, River Run, when a 48-year-old man driving a 2014 Jeep crashed into his Porsche.

FILE PHOTO: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-CA and her husband Paul Pelosi arrive for the formal Artist's Dinner honoring the recipients of the 44th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., U.S., December 4, 2021.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband Paul could be sentenced to five years probation, a minimum of five days in jail and other terms for his DUI in May.
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Paul Pelosi is accused of driving under the influenced with a .08% Blood Alcohol Level.
Paul Pelosi is accused of driving under the influence with a .08% Blood Alcohol Level.
Napa County Department of Corrections

If convicted, the California Democrat’s husband could face up to five years of probation, a minimum of five days in jail and other terms.