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Republican Senator Mike Crapo from Idaho was arrested last night and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after blowing a red light.
The AP reported:

Idaho U.S. Sen. Michael Crapo was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with driving under the influence in a Washington, D.C., suburb, authorities said.

Police in Alexandria, Va., said Sunday that the Idaho Republican was pulled over after his vehicle ran a red light. Police spokesman Jody Donaldson said Crapo failed field sobriety tests and was arrested at about 12:45 a.m. without incident. He was transported to the Alexandria jail and released on an unsecured $1,000 bond at about 5 a.m..

“There was no refusal (to take sobriety tests), no accident, no injuries,” Donaldson said. “Just a traffic stop that resulted in a DUI.”

 

 

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  1. Another “Leader” of the nation that is a drunk/druggie.

  2. If he was a Democrat, he could get a promotion and showered with campaign donations.

  3. ++

    gee, wonder how fast they’ll sweep that under
    the rug, oh wait, he’s got an R after his name..

    hmm, perhaps this will persuade him to switch
    over to the dark side ala Charlie Crist did.. /s/

    December 22, 2012

    Sex-offender intern’s case goes underground

    Barry?? Nancy?? Harry?? Crickets??

    ==

  4. The DUI laws are ridiculously totalitarian in this country, and designed to generate revenue for the lawyers, police and govt officials dependent upon it.

  5. ++

    Pink Tie Republican #4 December 23, 2012 at 9:38 pm

    that’s no excuse for drunk driving..

    i mean, cars kill more people than guns..

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  6. ++

    re: #6 December 23, 2012 at 9:46 pm bg

    correction:

    DRUNK DRIVERS KILL MORE PEOPLE THAN GUN OWNERS

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  7. Crapo is a Mormon, I thought they didn’t drink?

  8. Wonder if he was “Drivin’ that Hot Rod Lincoln?”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cykfsr1pCzI

  9. ++

    sounds like he’s a good man, with good intentions, not to mention fully
    owning up to his mistake, unlike several others we know of.. oh wait a
    sec, they have D’s after their names, ergo, aside from driving “forgiven”,
    they don’t/didn’t exist.. /s/

    ==

  10. Crapo’s in a lot of DooDoo!

  11. UPDATED: Crapo: ‘I Accept Total Responsibility’ for DUI Arrest

    ~~~~~~~

    Who else? :lol:

  12. Crapo’s only comment … ” Sh!t happens “

  13. Do GOP pols in DC have yellow stars so the cops know who they can bust?

  14. ++

    OT..

    ht: 100 Percent FED Up

    Why do I NOT believe he killed himself? I guess it’s because
    I’ve become so suspicious of everything this government and
    especially Barry Hussein and his thugs are up to…..

    December 23, 2012

    SEAL Team Four commander in Afghanistan ‘commits suicide’

    [The leader of Navy SEAL Team Four, one of the most senior
    commanders in the elite world of special operations, has died
    after apparently committing suicide in Afghanistan, it was
    reported today.

    Commander John W Price, 42, was found dead in his quarters
    with a gunshot wound on Saturday - just three days before
    Christmas.

    Cmdr Price was based in Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek,
    Virginia, near Norfolk and had been in the military for more
    than 23 years.

    He leaves behind a wife, Stephanie and a nine-year
    -old daughter Jillian, who both live in Virginia Beach.

    The commander is originally from Pottstown, Pennsylvania.

    He commanded six platoons, two-dozen SEAL commandos and
    numerous support staff, deployed in Uruzgan Province, where
    they were conducting counter-terrorism missions and training
    police in remote parts of the country.

    SEAL Team Four is one of nine teams of special operations troops.
    The most famous of the combat groups is the classified SEAL Team
    Six, which conducted the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in May
    2011.

    A U.S. military official said the death 'appears to be the result of
    suicide.' The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the
    death is still being investigated.]

    ==

  15. ++

    perhaps they threatened his kids.. :-(

    just sayin’ who knows what these callously
    evil people
    won’t do to protect themselves..

    ==

  16. @ #1, one dwi does NOT make a person a drunk or druggie. geesh. imo, if you start blowing in the .200 plus range then you likely have some tolerance and should maybe start analyzing your drinking habits.

  17. bg. This was as much a suicide as Vince Foster’s.

  18. #4, i agree. part of the reason the BAC is set so low is because its what the federal government wants, and unless states comply they wont give them any money for stuff like road maintenance. .080 is waaay too low, but it brings in plenty of money for the lawyers the state, and an entire industry built around the drunk drivers and pot users ( and believe me, the industry is huge)



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