FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 20, 2022
Contact: Ted Asregadoo, Public Information Officer
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.