NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, was arrested over the weekend in Northern California on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, the NAPA reported. Sunday the police.
Paul Pelosi, 82, was taken into custody Saturday afternoon in Napa County, north of San Francisco, according to an arrest report from the sheriff’s office.
He could face charges that include driving while intoxicated and driving with a blood alcohol level of 0.08 or higher, according to the report.
Pelosi was set on $5,000 bail for the two misdemeanors, records show.
At the moment there are no more details about it.
California Highway Patrol Trooper Andrew Barclay said more information would be released later Sunday.
Drew Hammill, a spokesman for Nancy Pelosi, told The Associated Press: “The president will not comment on this private matter that occurred while she was on the East Coast.”
The Speaker of the House of Representatives was in Providence, Rhode Island, on Sunday, where she delivered the commencement address at Brown University.
The TMZ site was the first media to report Pelosi’s arrest.
Paul and Nancy Pelosi have been married since 1963.