Subscribe Register Login

Sheriff: Bodies of missing father, son found

Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 10:07 p.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

DUI charge, Jan. 4 court date for Idaho Sen. Crapo

By The Associated Press

This article was published December 24, 2012 at 7:13 a.m.

This Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, booking photo provided by the Alexandria, Va., Police Department shows Idaho U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo. Crapo was arrested early Sunday morning, Dec. 23, 2012 and charged with driving under the influence in a Washington, D.C., suburb, authorities said.

— A conservative U.S. senator from Idaho who has said he doesn’t drink because of his Mormon faith has been charged with drunken driving.

Sen. Mike Crapo, a three-term Republican with a reputation as a social and fiscal conservative, registered a blood alcohol content of .11 percent after police pulled his car over in this suburb south of Washington, D.C., authorities said.

The 61-year-old lawmaker, who faces a court date Jan. 4, apologized in a statement issued hours after his arrest early Sunday.

“I am deeply sorry for the actions that resulted in this circumstance,” Crapo said in the statement Sunday night. “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.”

He also said he would take measures to ensure “this circumstance is never repeated.”

Crapo, who was elected in 1998 and is in his third Senate term, is expected to take over the top Republican spot next year on the Senate Banking Committee. He also serves on the Senate’s budget and finance panels and has been active on environmental and health issues.

Comments on: DUI charge, Jan. 4 court date for Idaho Sen. Crapo

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

Displaying 1 - 4 of 4 total comments

Jackabbott says... December 24, 2012 at 7:44 a.m.

I guess he was the one driving us over the fiscal cliff?

( | suggest removal )

FreeSpiritMan says... December 24, 2012 at 7:55 a.m.

Not only a conservative, but a Mormon no less, what is this world comming to?

( | suggest removal )

Duhig says... December 24, 2012 at 7:57 a.m.

Jack A is exactly right..

( | suggest removal )

T6 says... December 24, 2012 at 9:23 a.m.

If you're gonna points fingers, best not have any pointing back at you!

( | suggest removal )

  • page
  • 1
Click here to make a comment

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

TOP JOBS

  • Journeyman plumber

    Faulkner Plumbing & Mechanical Inc. looking for qualified J...
    MAYFLOWER, AR

  • Trainer/kps specialist

    karcher Karcher North America, the leading provider of consu...
    SPRINGDALE, AR

  • Customer service representative

    customer service representative Full-Time: Takes incoming ca...
    Little Rock, AR

  • Project engineer

    project engineer Varco Pruden Buildings, a world leader in t...
    PINE BLUFF, AR

  • Teachers

    Lee County School District is accepting applications for:Sec...
    MARIANNA, AR

Search 931 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online