Ex-Commerce Head Won't Face Charges Over Car Crashes

Law360, New York (July 3, 2012, 10:07 PM EDT) -- California prosecutors on Tuesday decided not to bring charges against former Secretary of Commerce John Bryson after blood tests showed that he was not intoxicated on alcohol or other drugs at the time of his car accidents in Southern California that led to his resignation last month.

A charge evaluation filed by the Los Angeles County district attorney stated that although tests showed Bryson had taken the insomnia drug Ambien, his blood levels of the drug were low enough that it wouldn't have contributed to his...
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