Police: Drivers cited for having marijuana during Napa DUI patrol

Three people were issued citations for having marijuana on them while driving in Napa on Friday night during a special police operation targeting people driving under the influence, according to Napa Police.

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Three drivers were cited or arrested for driving without a valid license during the operation, which was conducted 6 p.m. Friday until 2 a.m. Saturday at Third and Coombs Streets. Nine drivers were evaluated for drug and alcohol use, police said. A total of 291 vehicles were screened.

The next DUI Saturation Patrol will be Dec. 31.


Public Safety Reporter

Maria Sestito is the Napa Valley Register public safety reporter. She covers breaking news as well as crime and courts. Maria came to the Napa Valley Register in 2015 after working at as a reporter and photographer at The Daily News in Jacksonville, NC. S