Napa Police: Drunk Dad Hits Boat, Flees with Son

Arrest information from the Napa Police Department does not indicate a conviction.

A Napa motorist was jailed for child endangerment, DUI and hit and run after crashing his car into a boat parked on a north Napa street Wednesday night, according to a shift activity log released by the :

On 08/17/11 about 2120 hours the suspect, Steve Michael Potts 34 years old of Napa, was driving a vehicle in the area of Jefferson Street/Rubicon Street.

Potts had his 13 year old son in the vehicle with him.

Potts collided into a parked boat and trailer and fled the scene without exchanging the information required by law.

Witnesses followed Potts who pulled over several blocks away due to a flat tire on his vehicle.

Potts was identified as the driver and displayed symptoms of intoxication.

Potts was evaluated for driving under the influence of alcohol and placed under arrest.

Potts was booked at the , according to the log.


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