Nampa Fire Chief charged with DUI

Posted at 8:06 PM, Nov 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-14 23:20:51-05

Nampa Fire Chief Karl Malott has been charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence.

Charges were filed against Malott on Nov. 11 in Payette County.

Malott was seriously injured on Sept. 24 when he crashed his motorcycle into the back of a car heading eastbound on I-84 west of Caldwell. 

Mallot was reportedly not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident and was hospitalized for several weeks.

6 On Your Side cannot confirm that the Nov. DUI charges are related to the Sept. accident at this time.