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Police arrested a 29-year-old man Sunday morning after an incident in which police alleged he tried to pull an officer into the Napa River.

Officers were called to Riverside Drive and Elm Street at 7:15 a.m., when a resident reported that a relative, John Daniel Trujillo of Folsom, was acting erratically, running naked, jumping into the river, and had grabbed the person's cellphone and smashed it on the ground, according to Sgt. Todd Shulman.

When police arrived, Trujillo ran from them and again jumped from a 20-foot embankment into the water before swimming to shore, Shulman said. After an hour of negotiation with police, Trujillo began to climb up the embankment, but tried to grab and pull an officer who reached toward him to assist him, according to Shulman.

Officers finally pulled Trujillo back to dry land, but he resisted attempts to handcuff him and tried to bite an officer, Shulman said.

Following an evaluation at Queen of the Valley Medical Center, Trujillo was booked into the Napa County Jail for investigation of resisting arrest, a felony, and misdemeanor counts of vandalism, possessing drug paraphernalia and being under the influence of a controlled substance.

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City of Napa/Town of Yountville Reporter

Howard Yune covers the city of Napa and the town of Yountville. He has been a reporter and photographer for the Register since 2011, and previously wrote for the Marysville Appeal-Democrat, Anaheim Bulletin and Coos Bay (Oregon) World.