Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and her husband Paul Pelosi arrive for dinner in Washington. File/Reuters
Paul Pelosi, 82, was booked into the Napa County Detention Center after being charged with two misdemeanors and bail was set at $5,000, according to police and county online records. On Sunday, he was not listed as being in custody.
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The California Highway Patrol said Pelosi was driving a 2021 Porsche and attempting to cross State Route-29, when his vehicle was struck by a 48-year-old man driving a 2014 Jeep. No one was injured, the highway patrol said. The other driver was not arrested.
Paul Pelosi (right) the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attends a meeting in Washington. File/AP
California law bars drivers from operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol level above 0.08 grams per deciliter of blood.
Paul Pelosi could not immediately be reached for comment.
Nancy Pelosi was in Rhode Island on Sunday delivering a commencement address at Brown University.
Drew Hammill, her spokesperson, said: "The speaker will not be commenting on this private matter which occurred while she was on the East Coast."
Nancy and Paul Pelosi have been married since 1963.
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