Cologne Burglar, Others Arrested in Napa

A round-up of recent arrests, from shift activity logs released by the City of Napa Police Department. Arrest information does not indicate convictions.


A homeless Napa man was arrested in Friday night on suspicion of burglary and violation of probation after he was reported to have stolen a $50 bottle of cologne from a downtown department store, according to shift activity logs released by the : 

On 06/01/12 about 1947 hours NPD Officers were dispatched to regarding a theft. Officers were given a description of the suspect who had left the area on foot.

Responding officers located the suspect, Michael Gulley 38 years old transient, in the area of Veteran’s Park.

Officers learned Gulley entered Kohl’s, selected a bottle of cologne valued at approximately $50 and concealed it on his person.

Gulley walked out of the store without paying for the item. Gulley had no means of paying for the item prior to entering the store.

Gulley was on two counts of active Napa County Probation.

Gulley was placed under arrest and booked at .

Saturday night at 10 p.m., police arrested a 41-year-old man on suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia in violation of the state Health and Safety code and possessing a controlled substance in violation of the Business and Professions code, according to the logs:

A Napa Police Officer was on patrol and observed Brayden Payne (6-19-70). 

Payne had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for his arrest.  Payne was taken into custody. 

Payne was in possession of several bottles of prescription medication not prescribed to him and a glass pipe commonly used to smoke methamphetamine. 

Payne was booked at NCDC for the violations.

Thursday afternoon, a 31-year-old homeless parolee was jailed after trying to run away from the officer who spotted him, according to the logs:

On 5-31-12 at about 1440 hours, an officer observed Francisco Javier Deleon 10-6-80 transient, in the area of Almond and Elm. 

Deleon was known to have a parole hold.  He ran from the officer, but eventually obeyed the officer’s orders and was taken into custody with no further incident.  

Arrest information does not indicate convictions.

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