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Paul Pelosi is reported as having flashed his California Highway Patrol 11-99 (CHP 11-99) Foundation membership card during his recent DUI arrest.
The California law enforcement association will investigate this allegation.
The California foundation stated that any member who uses its name with a law enforcement contact would be in violation of the group’s terms and conditions.
The policy addresses that any attempt to use the membership looking for “preferential treatment” would result in the loss of membership rights.
Laura Reed, a spokesperson for the group, weighed in on this concern.
“We will await the outcome of this trial and evaluate Mr. Pelosi’s membership status once we have all of the facts,” wrote Laura Reed.
“If it is proven he violated our terms and conditions, we will revoke his membership and we would request that all membership items be returned as they are property of the 11-99 Foundation,” Laura continued.
She added, “Once we receive those items, we would issue a refund of any contribution he’s made to the Foundation.”
Laura acknowledged that the CHP 11-99 Foundation was aware of the reports, and the investigation is ongoing.
More on this story via Fox News:
Pelosi, who is the millionaire husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., was arrested after he was involved in a car accident injuring another driver on the evening of May 28. According to court documents, Pelosi showed his CHP 11-99 ID card along with his driver’s license after responding highway patrol officers requested identification.
Fox News Digital was first to report that police alleged Pelosi handed officers a CHP 11-99 Foundation card when they asked for his ID.
“These cards are used to identify our members at various public and private events and to show pride in membership and support of the CHP,” Reed said
On Wednesday, Pelosi pleaded not guilty to both charges — DUI causing injury and driving with a blood alcohol level of .08% or higher causing injury — stemming from the May 28 crash. He faces five years of probation and a minimum of five days in jail.