Bentley has a good chance of being indicted for driving under the influence, according to the Alabama Department of Public Safety.
In March, Bentley’s former chief of staff, Brent Babbitt, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor DUI charge and was sentenced to 90 days in jail.
Bentley’s former state representative, Matt Biddle, has also been charged with driving under influence.
In October, the two agreed to a plea deal that would see Biddle plead guilty to driving under conditions.
Bentley’s office has declined to comment on the case.
On Saturday, the State Bar of Alabama reported that Bentley’s attorney had filed a motion with the Alabama Supreme Court to dismiss the charges against Biddle.
The motion is expected to be heard in February, though it is not clear if the case will ultimately be dismissed.
Bentley will remain in office until he is re-elected in 2018.BENTLEY, ALABAMA’S RICHEST REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC SENATOR BENTLE has been accused of violating ethics laws by using state funds for personal expenses, and he is the highest-ranking Republican in the U.S. Senate to be indicted.
Bentle, who is in his first term, is the first Republican to face criminal charges in Alabama in nearly two decades.
He is facing a $3 million fine from the state Department of Motor Vehicles and a $1 million fine by the U,S.
Attorney’s Office for driving while impaired.
Bente was previously indicted on federal corruption charges in 2014 for allegedly accepting more than $2 million in campaign contributions from the company known as BNP Paribas.
Bentley was also charged with federal money laundering in connection with a $12.5 million federal campaign to buy influence over a legislative district in Mobile, Alabama.
As a member of the U-S Senate, Bentley has the authority to appoint a member to the Senate Ethics Committee, which is responsible for investigating potential ethics violations.
Bente, who was the state attorney general from 2001 to 2014, is scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next month. “
While I have been fully cooperative with the UMPC, I cannot and will not comment on pending investigations.”
Bente, who was the state attorney general from 2001 to 2014, is scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next month.
Bentler has faced a number of ethics allegations over the years, including the alleged misuse of state funds to pay for luxury items such as a luxury car, a Bentley convertible, and a Bentley golf cart.
He was arrested on corruption charges for accepting $10,000 from a convicted fugitive drug kingpin in 2008.
Bentley resigned from office in September of that year after pleading guilty to the bribery charges.