Two Napa men were arrested this week after a traffic stop by Napa Police at the Jack-In-The-Box parking lot, 1641 Trancas St., Napa.
Samuel Camarena Jr., 18, and Miguel Angel Bravo, 20, were taken into custody at about 10 p.m. Wednesday on suspicion of probation violation, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and being an unlicensed driver..
An officer was traveling northbound in the 3200 block of California Boulevard behind a black pick-up truck, when he noticed the vehicle’s brake lights did not work.
The officer stopped the vehicle in the Jack-in-the-Box parking lot, off Trancas Street. The officer contacted the driver, Camarena, who allegedly stated that he did not have a driver’s license.
Bravo and two male juveniles (15 and 16 years old) were passengers inside the pick-up. The 16-year-old is related to Bravo.
A records check on all of the occupants in the vehicle revealed they (Camarena, Bravo and the two juveniles) were on active probation with terms not to associate with known gang members.
Bravo and the two juveniles were allegedly documented gang members.
Camarena admitted to knowing the occupants in his vehicle were gang members.
Camarena and Bravo were arrested and booked into Napa County Department of Corrections.