Paul Pelosi, Nancy Pelosi's husband, pleads not guilty to DUI misdemeanor charges
The husband of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Paul was charged with driving under the influence after a May car crash in California.
Paul Pelosi, 82, did not appear in person at Napa County Superior Court, California .
The attorney, Amanda Bevins, entered a plea of not guilty to both counts on her client’s behalf.
Charges was driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with a .08% blood alcohol level or higher causing injury.
Pelosi's Porsche and the other driver's Jeep sustained "major collision damage" in a crash around 10:17 p.m. on May 28.
Responding officers found Pelosi in his driver’s seat in his damaged car near the intersection of California Oakville Cross Road.
Mr. Pelosi will remain free on his own recognizance and is due back in court on Aug. 23 PT for a settlement conference.
If convicted, Pelosi could face up to five years of probation, a minimum of five days in jail.
Records show Pelosi made bail the morning after the crash for a $5,000 sum.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office
has previously said it would not comment on the incident
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