Republican lawmaker from Idaho was arrested in Alexandria's Del Ray neighborhood Dec. 23 when he was spotted running a red light by a local police officer.
Sen. Mike Crapo
Sunday, January 6, 2013
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) is scheduled to appear in Alexandria court on Jan. 4.
U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) admitted to consuming several shots of vodka hours before being arrested and charged with driving under the influence early Sunday morning in Del Ray, according to Alexandria General District Court documents obtained by Patch. Crapo was pulled over near the corner of Mount Vernon and Hume avenues after an Alexandria police officer on routine patrol noticed Crapo's vehicle run a red light. The 61-year-old was arrested at 12:45 a.m. and taken into custody “without incident,” according to a police spokesperson. Crapo was transported to the city’s Adult Detention Center and later released on an unsecured $1,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 4. According to the criminal complaint filed by the …
Sunday, December 23, 2012
U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) was pulled over early Sunday morning.
10:40 p.m. update — According to a release from the Alexandria Police Department, Sen. Mike Crapo's blood alcohol content was .110. He failed multiple sobriety tests and was alone in his personal vehicle at the time of his arrest. — — — — 9:46 p.m. update — Sen. Mike Crapo apologized for his actions in a statement published on Politico. “I am deeply sorry for the actions that resulted in this circumstance,” Crapo said. “I made a mistake for which I apologize to my family, my Idaho constituents and any others who have put their trust in me. I accept total responsibility and will deal with whatever penalty comes my way in this matter. “I will also undertake measures to ensure that this circumstance is never repeated.” — — — — NORTHERN …