Sen. Crapo won't fight DUI charge

Posted at: 12/28/2012 3:20 PM
By: The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Michael Crapo says he won't fight charges of drunken driving when he appears in court in January.
    
That's according to a spokesman, who says Crapo has consulted an attorney.
    
Crapo registered a higher blood alcohol level in a second, jailhouse test than the first test conducted by the officer who stopped him.
    
Police say Crapo registered a 0.11 percent blood on the scene after being pulled over in Alexandra, Va.
    
But a law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that another test performed at the jail - the one used in court - registered at 0.14, just under the level that mandates jail time. Virginia's legal limit is 0.08.
    
The official isn't authorized to release information publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.

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