Jesse Cedric Jackson, 48, of Vallejo, was stopped in the area of state Highway 29 and Mini Drive just before 8 p.m. According to police, Jackson displayed symptoms of alcohol and drug intoxication.
He was evaluated for DUI, and a records check revealed he was a registered sex offender who was out of compliance with his registration.
Jackson was placed under for DUI
and being out of registration compliance. A search of his vehicle revealed a 9mm
handgun and ammunition.
Jackson was a convicted felon and prohibited from
possessing firearms. He was transported to Napa County Department of Corrections and booked on the above offenses.
The Winter Mobilization Holiday Campaign included six officers who worked the operation from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.. Officers from the Napa Police Department, Napa County Sheriff’s Department, American Canyon Police Department, Calistoga Police Department and St. Helena Police Department were participating in the AVOID the 9 Anti-Dui Task Force.
The program is funded by a grant from the state Office of Transportation Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
During Saturday's operation, police stopped 51 vehicles in the various cities and unincorporated areas in Napa County. During these vehicle stops, officers noticed seven of the drivers displayed symptoms of alcohol or drug use.
The seven drivers were evaluated and two of them -- including Jackson -- were arrested for DUI related violations. Additionally, two drivers were driving with a suspended license and cited.