Boy, 14, Arrested on Knife, Gang Charges

The teenager was booked at the Napa County Juvenile Justice Center Thursday night, police said. Arrest information does not indicate a conviction.


A 14-year-old Napa boy was arrested late Thursday night on suspicion of possessing a dirk or dagger and participating in a criminal street gang, according to a shift activity log from the : 

An officer noticed a 14 year old juvenile riding his bike without a light near Soscol and Third St. The officer stopped the juvenile for the violation. 

During the contact, the officer searched the juvenile, revealing a fixed blade knife concealed in his pocket. 

The minor admitted being a gang member and stated he had the knife for protection from the opposing gang. 

The boy was booked at the following the 11 p.m. incident, police said.

Arrest information does not indicate a conviction.

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