Sen. Michael Crapo Arrested On DUI In Virginia

Source: CBS New

Sen. Michael Crapo, R.-Idaho, was arrested in Virginia early Sunday morning and charged with driving under the influence, Alexandria, Va., police say.

Police spokesman Craig T. Fifer said an officer was on routine patrol when he saw Crapo’s vehicle run a red light. It was stopped at Hume Avenue and Mount Vernon at 12:45 a.m. and he was alone at the time.

Crapo then underwent several field sobriety tests, which he failed, Fifer said in a statement. He was then taken into custody without incident. According to the Alexandria police, his blood alcohol level was 0.11; 0.08 is the legal limit in Virginia.

Police took Crapo to the Alexandria jail and he was released on $1,000 bond at about 5 a.m., Crapo’s office said. He has a January 4 court date.

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