Pelosi’s husband pleads not guilty to DUI charges
Pelosi, who did not appear in court Wednesday, will remain free on his own recognizance and return to court on Aug. 23.
The 82-year-old was trying to cross SR-29 in late May when his 2021 Porsche was struck by a 2014 Jeep traveling north on the road, according to a crash report from the California Highway Patrol. According to a criminal complaint, the vehicles “suffered extensive damage as a result of the collision.”
Punishment for the misdemeanor charges “include up to five years in prison, a minimum of five days in jail, installation of an ignition interlock device, fines and fees, completion of a court-ordered driver’s class and other conditions, according to a release. by the Napa County Prosecutor’s Office.
Pelosi completed field sobriety tests at the time of the incident “showing signs of impairment,” according to the criminal complaint. The criminal complaint noted that the California Highway Patrol determined that Pelosi “was the proximate cause of the collision.”
A native of San Francisco, he has been married to Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California, since 1963. The two have five children.