Police: Transient fails to register as a sex offender

2013-04-30T16:59:00Z Police: Transient fails to register as a sex offenderRegister staff Napa Valley Register
April 30, 2013 4:59 pm  • 

A man was arrested near Soscol Avenue and Seventh Street after police responded at about 9:30 a.m. Friday to the 1000 block of the Silverado Trail to a report of an unwanted subject, according to Napa Police.

John Edward Thompson, a transient from San Jose, allegedly had failed to register as a sex offender in Napa, police said. He was allegedly in possession of a hypodermic needle and syringe, police said. He was booked into the Napa County jail in connection with his failure to register as a sex offender and the hypodermic and syringe needle possession, according to the jail logs.

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  1. jackofalltrades
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    jackofalltrades - April 30, 2013 6:16 pm
    We need to figure out how to best help the transients in this city, the current measures are not working, and seem to be attracting transients to our town...the park between the Methodist church and Salvation Army is not safe anymore. We need to work together to figure out a solution to make our town safer.
  2. Esiuol
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    Esiuol - May 01, 2013 8:12 am
    If they are homeless, what address do they put down to register as the sex offender?
  3. bluecollardoctor
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    bluecollardoctor - May 01, 2013 9:08 am
    I just love that phrase "report of an unwanted subject". I am going to use that terminology more.
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