Paul Pelosi, the multimillionaire insider-trading husband of Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), has pleaded guilty in court to driving under the influence and causing injury.
On Tuesday, Pelosi appeared in court over the charges stemming from a drunk driving car crash back in May.
Pelosi’s plea agreement includes a jail term of five days and three years of probation.
However, Judge Joseph Solga insisted that Pelosi already had credit for four of the five days in jail – two from actual time served and two for conduct credits.
Solga ruled that Paul Pelosi’s remaining day will be served by an 8-hour work program.
The sentence also includes a three-month drunk driving program.
Pelosi will also have to spend one year with an ignition interlock device.
He will have to make restitution payments and serve three years of probation.
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According to Fox News:
Pelosi was not present in court, but his lawyer for the speaker’s husband, Amanda Bevins, appeared on his behalf in a Napa County, California, court.
Pelosi initially pleaded not guilty to two charges earlier this month after he allegedly hit another vehicle while driving drunk on May 28.
His 2021 Porsche and the other driver’s 2014 Jeep sustained “major collision damage” in the crash, and responding officers found Pelosi in his driver’s seat in his damaged car near the intersection of California Route 29 and Oakville Cross Road.
According to court documents, Pelosi gave the responding officers his California Highway Patrol 11-99 (CHP 11-99) Foundation — a pro-police charity — membership card when pulled over.
According to The Sun:
The House Speaker’s husband, 82, must complete a three-month impaired driver program, nine hours of a court work program, and put an ignition interlock device on his car for a year.
He was given five days of jail time, with credit for time served.
Paul is also required to pay a $150 fine.
The court dropped Paul’s second misdemeanor charge as part of the agreement.
The 82-year-old was arrested in late May for driving with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher in Napa County, California.