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Napa Police: 3 people arrested for stealing $3,000 worth of wine

Napa Police: 3 people arrested for stealing $3,000 worth of wine

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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 supermarkets.

Police said the trio hit Nob Hill, Safeway and Lucky stores, placing the wine into shopping carts, then exiting the stores without making any attempt to pay. They went from one store to the next, police said.

The suspects were arrested at 5 p.m. on Highway 29 as they drove out of town. Police said they recovered wine worth $3,000.

Booked into the Napa County jail on possible charges of grand theft and looting were: Thang Thanh Nguyen, 51, of Santa Clara; Amy Thana Lam, 41, of San Jose, and Phu Psuoc Vo, 46, of San Jose.

You can reach City Editor Kevin Courtney at kcourtney@napanews.com or at 707-256-2217. 

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Kevin has been city editor since September 2010. He joined the Register in 1973 as a reporter. He covered Napa City Hall and assorted other beats over the years. Kevin has been writing his Napa Journal column on Sundays since 1989.

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