Most-read police and fire briefs on NapaValleyRegister.com REGISTER STAFF Jun 23, 2020 Jun 23, 2020 Updated Jul 8, 2020 Here is a roundup of other police and fire reports in Napa County. (13) updates to this series since Updated Jul 8, 2020 Napa man arrested in connection with $76,000 in credit card fraud, released after four hours Jun 11, 2020 MAY 21: Napa Police announced the arrest of a former hotel employee in connection with several months of fraudulent purchases using stolen cre… Napa County Sheriff: Emergency response vehicle stolen, arrest made Jun 11, 2020 MAY 29: A 28-year-old resident of Lake County was behind bars following the reported theft of an AMR emergency response vehicle from the groun… Police: American Canyon man arrested after trying to break into home with ax Jun 11, 2020 MAY 29: American Canyon Police used a patrol dog to stop a man who used an ax to try to force his way into a neighbor's house, according to th… Napa Police: Child hospitalized with meth poisoning, parents arrested May 18, 2020 May 13: A couple faces felony allegations of endangerment after their 3-year-old child was hospitalized with methamphetamine poisoning, accord… Napa Police: 3 people arrested for stealing $3,000 worth of wine May 5, 2020 APRIL 30: A vanload of people from Santa Clara County were arrested in Napa for allegedly stealing 44 bottles of expensive wine from three loc… Police: Man swings ax, throws rocks at Napa grocery workers May 26, 2020 MAY 23 -- An Oakland man faces assault and robbery allegations after an attempted theft from a supermarket, according to Napa Police. Police: Emergency call that drew officers to St. Helena home was “swatting” hoax Apr 28, 2020 APRIL 4: A phone call reporting a homicide drew law enforcement officers to a St. Helena home, but turned out to be a hoax, police reported. Police: Burglars steal $4,000 in goods from Fumé Bistro restaurant in Napa Apr 6, 2020 APRIL 5: Intruders broke into Fumé Bistro & Bar, stealing alcoholic beverages and other items from the north Napa restaurant, according to… Calistoga-to-St. Helena vehicle chase ends in arrest, sword found in car Jan 25, 2020 MARCH 25: A 28-year-old man was arrested after law enforcement officers followed him during a half-hour, 18-mile vehicle pursuit Upvalley, th… CHP: Intoxicated pedestrian struck by vehicle while crossing Highway 29 in Napa Feb 25, 2020 FEB. 22: California Highway Patrol reports a man sustained major injuries after trying to cross Highway 29 in Napa on foot. Napa Police: Shots fired, cars and home struck Jun 6, 2020 MAY 2: At least three cars and one house were struck by gunfire , Napa Police reported. Napa man accused of attempted murder after reported hammer attack Feb 17, 2020 FEB. 10: A 20-year-old Napa resident is being held in jail on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was assaulted with a hammer, according… Pickup crashes into parked cars in Napa; driver arrested Feb 5, 2020 Feb. 2: A Napa man faces multiple allegations after his pickup truck crashed into parked vehicles in the Westwood neighborhood, according to police. As featured on Local News CHP: Driver sustains major injuries after vehicle crashes into tree in St. Helena Feb 8, 2020 A driver suffered major injuries after her car crashed into a tree on Saturday morning in St. Helena. Local News Napa County jury convicts man of sex crime in BottleRock portable toilet Dec 11, 2019 The suspect cut holes in portable toilets, the DA's office said. Local News Police: Man who was shot at by Santa Rosa officer pretended umbrella was a gun Dec 11, 2019 The officer fired three shots at the suspected gunman, but missed. +3 Local News Napa police officer cleared of wrongdoing in fatal shooting Dec 11, 2019 The officer feared for his life when he shot a man attempting to take his rifle, the Napa DA reported. Local News Napa Police: 2 people shot outside downtown Napa bar Dec 13, 2019 Police are investigating a double shooting outside a Main Street bar early Friday morning. Local News Napa man arrested for reported sex crimes with a child Dec 13, 2019 Napa police arrested a 32-year-old Napa man Wednesday for possible charges of sex crimes involving a minor under the age of 14. Local News Man arrested on suspicion of attempted rape at Napa apartment, police say Dec 15, 2019 A 34-year-old transient man faces an allegation of attempted rape after an incident early Sunday morning, according to Napa Police. Local News Napa Sheriff: Four arrested in connection to Rutherford robbery Jan 22, 2020 Four suspects arrested following car break-in and confrontation with owners in Rutherford. Local News Couple behind billion-dollar Ponzi scheme will forfeit share in Napa winery Jan 24, 2020 The couple used their now-defunct Benicia solar business to defraud investors of more than a billion dollars. Local News Two stabbings reported in Napa Friday morning Jan 24, 2020 Napa Police responded to two unrelated stabbings in a two-hour period early Friday morning. The first incident was reported at 12:43 a.m. at a… Local News Police: Teenager arrested in connection with Napa stabbing Jan 21, 2020 A confrontation on Main Street resulted in the stabbing of a bicyclist and the arrest of a teenager. Local News Four arrested in Sonoma County sideshows involving more than 100 cars Jan 21, 2020 Car rally kept moving to new locations in Sonoma County on Sunday night Local News Napa Police arrest man in connection to stabbing Jan 19, 2020 A 19-year-old man faces a felony assault allegation in connection with a stabbing last week in south Napa. Local News Napa Police arrest man for setting residential fire Jan 17, 2020 Wednesday's house fire on Evergreen Court appears to be arson, Napa Police said. Local News Napa crash cuts power to more than 3,300 PG&E customers Jan 26, 2020 A vehicle crash Saturday night knocked out electricity for 3,378 homes and businesses, according to Pacific Gas & Electric Co. Local News Napa Police: Man arrested on suspicion of felony battery after restaurant disturbance Jan 26, 2020 Napa Police arrested a 34-year-old city resident on battery allegations after two people were reportedly punched at a restaurant. Local News Man arrested after disturbance at Lake Berryessa home Jan 26, 2020 The manager of a rural Napa County residential compound was arrested Sunday after a confrontation with a tenant, authorities said. Local News Police seek suspect in attempted break-in at Napa school that was captured on video Jan 28, 2020 Security video posted by Napa Police shows an intruder trying to burglarize a shed at West Park school. Local News Garage fire reported in Carneros Jan 30, 2020 Cal Fire/Napa County Fire Department responded Wednesday night to a reported residential fire in Carneros. Local News Napa Police: Suspect arrested for strong arm robbery outside bank Jan 31, 2020 Napa Police arrested a 37-year-old Clearlake man Thursday in connection with a strong arm robbery the day before in which a phone and wallet w… Local News American Canyon police arrest suspect in road rage incident Jan 31, 2020 The suspect allegedly pointed a Glock .40-caliber handgun at the other driver, police said. Local News Napa Police identifies man arrested after fatal Browns Valley crash Feb 4, 2020 Napa Police announced the arrest of a 31-year-old resident in connection with a two-car crash Sunday in Browns Valley in which a driver died. Local News Pickup crashes into parked cars in Napa; driver arrested Feb 2, 2020 A Napa man faces multiple allegations after his pickup truck crashed into parked vehicles in the Westwood neighborhood Saturday night, accordi… Local News Authorities: Woman arrested after disturbance at Napa house party Feb 6, 2020 A Napa woman was arrested Wednesday in connection with a bottle-throwing incident that sent a man to the hospital, according to the Sheriff's Office. Local News Lake County man suspected of pimping in Napa County Feb 7, 2020 An undercover sex trafficking operation resulted in the arrest of a Lake County man Thursday. Local News Napa Police: Arrest follows knife threat at Fuller Park Feb 7, 2020 A man locked himself in a Fuller Park restroom after threatening a ranger with a knife, police said. Local News Police: Napa man faces assault allegation after stabbing Feb 9, 2020 A 37-year-old Napa man was arrested in connection with a stabbing Sunday morning on Soscol Avenue, police reported. Local News Authorities: Vehicle pursuit in Napa ends with arrest Feb 9, 2020 A driver was arrested after a brief chase through a Napa neighborhood early Saturday morning, according to the Napa County Sheriff's Office. Local News Driver hospitalized after SUV crashes into Napa senior home Feb 9, 2020 A man driving a Honda Pilot was hospitalized after his vehicle struck the Vintage at Napa senior apartment building on Redwood Road, authorities said. Local News Napa man accused of attempted murder after reported hammer attack Feb 10, 2020 The hammer attack occurred following a confrontation over money, according to court documents. Local News Police: Felony DUI arrest follows crash at Napa intersection Feb 16, 2020 A Napa woman was arrested Saturday on a felony DUI allegation after a crash at Soscol and Lincoln avenues, according to police. Local News Police: Woman arrested after hit-and-run in American Canyon Feb 17, 2020 A father placing a child in a car was clipped by a passing motorist, American Canyon police report. Local News Police: Napa man arrested after in-car argument turns violent Feb 17, 2020 A Napa woman flagged down police, who later arrested her husband for suspected domestic violence. Local News Napa Police: Man faces burglary allegation after couple's dispute Feb 17, 2020 A man faces felony allegations after an incident at his former girlfriend's Napa home, police said. Local News CHP: Man arrested after vehicle pursuit in Napa County Feb 18, 2020 A Vallejo man faces evasion and vehicle theft allegations after a brief pursuit Saturday in Carneros, according to the California Highway Patrol. Local News Two arrested in connection with downtown Napa car burglaries Feb 19, 2020 Authorities have announced the arrest of a man and woman in connection with several vehicle break-ins reported in downtown Napa last month. Local News Authorities: Man arrested in Napa after disturbance at hospital Feb 20, 2020 The CHP reported an officer being attacked after an arrest for public drunkenness. Local News CHP: Intoxicated pedestrian struck by vehicle while crossing Highway 29 in Napa Feb 22, 2020 Intoxicated pedestrian struck by vehicle while crossing Highway 29 in Napa Local News Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after assault in American Canyon Feb 23, 2020 A San Rafael man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after his niece was seriously injured at a party in American Canyon, according to police. Local News CHP: Vehicle chase stretches from Napa to Contra Costa County Feb 24, 2020 Two people were arrested Sunday after a high-speed pursuit from Napa to Contra Costa County. Local News American Canyon man arrested in connection with garage fire Feb 26, 2020 An American Canyon man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a Vallejo garage fire. Local News Arrest follows disturbance at downtown Napa restaurant Feb 27, 2020 Napa police had to subdue a man at a downtown restaurant who was trying to pick fights. Local News Woman arrested after vehicles damaged in north Napa Feb 27, 2020 A barefoot woman was arrested after Napa police investigated vehicle crashes Wednesday night. Local News Police: Woman arrested for starting fire behind Napa grocery Feb 29, 2020 A 31-year-old woman was arrested in connection with a garbage can fire behind a store on West Pueblo Avenue, according to Napa Police. Local News Police: Napa man faces multiple allegations after domestic dispute Mar 1, 2020 A couple's dispute Friday resulted in a man's arrest on domestic violence, robbery and other allegations, Napa Police reported. Local News Calistoga-area crash injures boy; driver arrested on suspicion of DUI Mar 1, 2020 A Santa Rosa man was arrested on a felony allegation of driving under the influence after a crash near Calistoga that injured a 3-year-old boy… Local News Police: Man hospitalized in St. Helena crash, faces DUI allegation Mar 4, 2020 An Angwin man injured Tuesday night in a single-car crash faces a DUI allegation, police said. Local News Napa Police: 2 robbery arrests after cell phone taken Mar 6, 2020 Police recovered a cell phone reported stolen and made two arrests Thursday night. Local News Authorities: Napa man sought after suspected hash oil lab explodes Mar 9, 2020 Authorities are seeking a Napa man in connection with the explosion of a suspected hash oil lab Sunday night. Local News Napa Police investigating suspected gang-related shooting Mar 10, 2020 Napa Police have named a 19-year-old resident as the suspect in a reported gang-related shooting Monday night on Soscol Avenue. Local News Police: Napa man arrested in connection with 2018 bank robbery in Davis Mar 11, 2020 A Napa man was arrested Tuesday in connection to the holdup of a Davis bank in October 2018, authorities said. Local News Napa Police: Two men arrested after gun pointed from moving car Mar 15, 2020 Napa Police arrested two men in connection with a reported gun-pointing incident at the Jefferson-Lincoln intersection. Local News St. Helena Police arrest man after reported threats Mar 16, 2020 A 33-year-old St. Helena man was arrested after police received a report of a death threat against a roommate. Local News Police: Napa man arrested on elder abuse allegation after disturbance Mar 16, 2020 A parent-child altercation resulted in the arrest of a 37-year-old Napa man Sunday afternoon, police said. Local News Motorcyclist dies after solo crash in rural Napa County Mar 22, 2020 A motorcyclist died Saturday in a solo crash northwest of Lake Berryessa, the California Highway Patrol said. Local News Authorities: Body found near trail in south Napa Mar 22, 2020 The Napa County Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a body off a trail at Skyline Wilderness Park. Local News Authorities: Calistoga-to-St. Helena vehicle chase ends in arrest, sword found in car Mar 25, 2020 A motorist was arrested after an 18-mile pursuit and discovery of a sword in his car, authorities said. Local News Coroner: Man found dead near south Napa trail died by suicide Mar 25, 2020 The Napa coroner's office said a 67-year-old Napa man died by hanging near a trail. Local News Police: Napa woman's SSN stolen by man who wanted to work at a dairy farm Mar 27, 2020 A Napa woman's stolen Social Security number helped land a man a job in Wisconsin, authorities say. Local News Police: Two arrested after attempted break-in at Napa Pipe site Mar 31, 2020 Police report the arrests of two men Monday on burglary allegations at the former Napa Pipe site. Local News Napa man sentenced to 50 years in prison for child molestation Apr 1, 2020 Prosecution was set in motion when the victim's friend reported the crime to Child Welfare Services. Local News Police: Emergency call that drew officers to St. Helena home was “swatting” hoax Apr 4, 2020 A phone call Saturday night reporting a homicide that drew officers to a St. Helena home proved to be a hoax, police reported. Local News Napa Police: Man threatens officers after being taken to hospital Apr 5, 2020 A man was arrested Friday after threatening police officers at Queen of the Valley Medical Center, according to Napa Police. Local News Patient arrested after assault reported at Napa State Hospital Apr 5, 2020 State officials reported the arrest of a patient at Napa State Hospital after an assault on Saturday. Local News Police: Burglars steal $4,000 in goods from Fumé Bistro restaurant in Napa Apr 5, 2020 Late-night intruders stole alcoholic beverages and various kitchen items from the north Napa eatery, according to police. Local News Napa Fire: Backyard flames extinguished as they begin to burn structure Apr 10, 2020 A person putting out garbage spotted the fire on Fern Drive Thursday night. Local News Person found dead in rural Napa County Apr 12, 2020 Authorities are investigating the death of a person who was discovered Sunday afternoon in the hills east of Napa, Cal Fire reported. Local News Authorities: Napa County bicyclist dies after falling into culvert Apr 13, 2020 A man died Sunday after he fell into a concrete culvert while bicycling toward his home. Local News Napa Sheriff's Office investigates theft from farm equipment yard Apr 16, 2020 Authorities seek tips in the theft of an $8,000 welder-generator Sunday from a farm equipment yard. Local News Man arrested in connection with home burglary in Napa Apr 16, 2020 A 24-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after electronics were stolen from a Napa home. Local News Hiker suffers head injury on trail near Calistoga, rescued by helicopter Apr 20, 2020 A female hiker was rescued by helicopter Saturday afternoon after suffering a head injury on a trail outside Calistoga, according to the Calif… Local News Police: Man arrested in Calistoga after pointing loaded gun, making threat Apr 21, 2020 A dispute in Calistoga ended with a man's arrest on a felony firearm allegation, according to police. Local News Woman arrested in connection with November robbery in Napa Apr 21, 2020 A 41-year-old woman is being held on $500,000 bail following her arrest on a robbery warrant. Local News Authorities: Driver sought in connection with Napa County mail thefts Apr 22, 2020 The mail thefts took place at several addresses on Mount Veeder Road in the third week of April. Local News Police: Man brandishes knife inside Target store in Napa Apr 22, 2020 Napa Police reported the arrest of a man the agency said waved a knife inside a Target store Wednesday afternoon. Local News Napa Police: Prolific looter and mail thief arrested Apr 30, 2020 Police detectives are sorting through recovered mail trying to identify theft victims. Local News Napa Police: 3 people arrested for stealing $3,000 worth of wine Apr 30, 2020 A vanload of people from Santa Clara County were arrested in Napa on Wednesday for allegedly stealing 44 bottles of expensive wine from three … Local News Surveillance video helps Napa Police nab suspected bike thieves May 1, 2020 Police said the people caught stealing bikes in the video were recognizable to officers. Local News Man arrested after police allege he fired flare gun at Napa Walmart worker May 3, 2020 A 35-year-old man was arrested Saturday afternoon after firing a flare gun inside the Napa Walmart store, according to police. Local News Police: Young motorcyclist dies after collision with car in American Canyon May 4, 2020 A minor died after a motorcycle collision with a car Sunday night, American Canyon Police reported. Local News Boy killed in American Canyon motorcycle crash identified May 5, 2020 Authorities said the victim of the crash Sunday night in American Canyon was a 17-year-old Vallejo boy. Local News Napa Police: Man arrested in connection with burglary, credit card theft May 5, 2020 A home burglary investigation in Napa resulted in the arrest of a Vacaville man Sunday morning, according to police. Local News Hiker rescued from trail outside Calistoga May 5, 2020 A hiker was rescued by helicopter Sunday on a remote trail outside Calistoga, the CHP reported. Local News Napa Police: Shots fired, cars and home struck May 5, 2020 At least three cars and one house were struck by gunfire Saturday night, Napa Police reported. Local News Police: Napa graffiti incident leads to arrest on weapon, drug allegations May 5, 2020 Police said a suspected gang member was arrested on suspicion of felony weapon and drug offenses. Local News Napa man arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a relative May 6, 2020 A 42-year-old man faces allegations of sexually assaulting a juvenile, Napa Police reported. Local News Napa Fire extinguishes clothing fire in parking lot May 8, 2020 Someone is taking clothing from a recycling bin and setting it on fire. Local News Authorities: Bomb threat phoned to St. Helena hospital; no device found May 11, 2020 Bomb-sniffing dogs used before hospital given the all clear. Local News Two Napa men face attempted murder allegations linked to hammer attack in January May 14, 2020 Napa's Sheriff's Office has arrested two more men in connection with a hammer assault. Local News Authorities: Man arrested on island in Napa River May 14, 2020 An investigation into the theft of a boat engine led law enforcement officers to a river island off Old Town Napa, and a 59-year-old man to jail, according to the Napa County Sheriff's Office. Local News Napa Police: Child hospitalized with meth poisoning, parents arrested May 15, 2020 A couple faces felony endangerment allegations after their 3-year-old child was hospitalized. Local News Police: Woman seriously injured in American Canyon car wreck May 17, 2020 A woman has been hospitalized with serious injuries sustained in a single-car crash early Saturday morning, according to American Canyon Police. Local News Napa Police: Man arrested after police standoff May 17, 2020 A man wanted on a felony warrant surrendered to Napa Police at the end of a three-hour standoff Friday evening, the department reported. Local News Napa Police: Food stolen from senior home, man arrested May 19, 2020 One man was arrested and other suspects are sought in the theft of food from The Springs of Napa, according to police. Local News Coast Guard teams rescue two from stranded houseboat in Napa River May 23, 2020 A U.S. Coast Guard contingent rescued two people from a houseboat that had run aground Friday morning in the Napa River. Local News Police: Man swings ax, throws rocks at Napa grocery workers May 24, 2020 An Oakland man faces assault and robbery allegations after an attempted theft from a supermarket, according to Napa Police. Local News Man faces felony DUI allegation after Napa crash, according to police May 24, 2020 A Napa man was arrested on suspicion of felony drunken driving after a two-vehicle crash Saturday night, according to police. Local News Man arrested after reported carjacking attempt in American Canyon May 24, 2020 A man who pulled a knife on a driver early Sunday morning was arrested a short distance away and jailed on suspicion of carjacking, according … Local News Napa Police: Man restrained during arrest connected to auto theft May 24, 2020 Two men were arrested Saturday afternoon after being stopped in a stolen vehicle, and one of the suspects was restrained after resisting offic… Local News Highway 128 closes after Calistoga residential fire May 26, 2020 A Calistoga garage fire caused a section of Highway 128 to be closed Tuesday morning. Local News Napa streets closed after construction mishap breaches gas line May 26, 2020 Two north Napa streets were shut down Tuesday afternoon after construction work cut into a PG&E gas pipe, according to the utility and police. Local News Napa man arrested in connection with $76,000 in credit card fraud, released after four hours May 21, 2020 Napa Police on Thursday arrested a former hotel employee in connection with numerous purchases using stolen credit card numbers. Local News Two arrested in Napa in connection to rash of stolen checks, authorities say May 28, 2020 An investigation into the theft of checks from at least 13 Napa residents led the arrest of two residents Wednesday, according to authorities. Local News Man sentenced to 33 years in prison for attempted murder of 2 Napa residents May 29, 2020 The incident began with a shooting at a Napa Starbucks. Local News Napa County Sheriff: AMR vehicle stolen, arrest made May 29, 2020 The thief lead law enforcement on a high-speed chase through Napa County's backroads. Local News Police: American Canyon man arrested after trying to break into home with ax May 30, 2020 A man was arrested Friday after using an ax to break down a neighbor's door, according to American Canyon Police. Local News Police: Five arrested after break-in at marijuana grow house in American Canyon Jun 2, 2020 Burglars struck an AmCan house illegally converted to grow hundreds of marijuana plants, according to police. Local News Update: Napa school building evacuated after construction work hits gas line Jun 2, 2020 Pacific Gas & Electric Co. was called to Old Town Napa Tuesday morning after a small-diameter natural gas line was damaged, according to the utility. Local News Van carrying 5 children runs off Highway 29, striking tree in Yountville Jun 5, 2020 An adult and five children from Angwin were in a van that crashed Friday on Highway 29. Local News CHP: Motorcyclist hospitalized after serious injuries in wreck near Lake Berryessa Jun 7, 2020 A Napa man was hospitalized with major injuries from a motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon near Lake Berryessa, according to the California Hi… Local News Police: Car strikes four parked vehicles on Napa street, catches fire Jun 7, 2020 Two people were hospitalized with minor injuries early Sunday morning after a car struck four parked vehicles on Coombs Street and caused a br… Local News Police: Woman arrested after resisting officers at Napa shopping center Jun 7, 2020 Napa Police officers pepper-sprayed and restrained a woman who threatened them outside the South Napa Market Place on Saturday afternoon, the … Local News Police: Shots fired near Napa apartments, no injuries reported Jun 16, 2020 Police are investigating a shooting incident Monday evening near an apartment complex in north Napa. Local News Napa police apprehend 2 suspects after chase and search Jun 17, 2020 Catalytic converters were found in the suspects' vehicle, police said. Local News Bathroom fire forces evacuation of Napa hotel Jun 29, 2020 The automatic sprinkler system kept the fire from spreading, Napa Fire reported. +2 Local News No suspects in felony animal abuse case that involved baby birds being knocked from nests, trampled in downtown Napa Updated Jul 8, 2020 Earlier this week, approximately 50 Cliff Swallow chicks were found knocked from their nests and stomped on in downtown Napa. Local News Man arrested on drug, gun allegations in American Canyon Updated Jul 10, 2020 A Fairfield man was arrested Tuesday outside a hotel on suspicion of possessing drugs for sale as well as a loaded gun, according to police.