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Contra Costa County California - Charging Decision Made Against Antioch Mayor Lamar Thorpe 20 May 2022 ( news )
Contra Costa County , state California ( By Press Release office)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 20 , 2022
Ted Asregadoo , Public Information Officer
ted . asregadoo@contracostada . org
( 925 ) 957 - 8638
Charging Decision Made Against Antioch Mayor Lamar Thorpe
Martinez , Calif .
- - Antioch Mayor Lamar Thorpe was charged with two Misdemeanor counts of Driving Under the Influence ( DUI ) of alcohol on April 1 , 2022 .
The Office of the District Attorney of Contra Costa County received a referral from the California Highway Patrol on March 23 , 2022 , on two violations of California Vehicle Code 23152 ( a ) and 23152 ( b ) that occurred on March 19 , 2022 , in Pleasant Hill .
After an evaluation , a charging decision was made on the following counts:
Count 1 – Driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage VC 23152 ( a )
Count 2 – Driving with a . 08% blood alcohol content VC 23152 ( b )
The case has been submitted to the Superior Court of Contra Costa County and a Notice to Appear will be issued by the Court .
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