[As released by the office of U.S. Senator Crapo]
On Sunday, December 23, 2012, Idaho Senator Mike Crapo was picked up by police in Alexandria, Virginia, for running a red light. He was subsequently also charged with driving under the influence, a misdemeanor. Crapo was released on a $1,000 bond, and has a January 4, 2013, court date.
Senator Crapo released the following statement:
“I am deeply sorry for the actions that resulted in this circumstance. 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. I will also undertake measures to ensure that this circumstance is never repeated. “