Napa Police: Felon with Ammo Arrested on Locust

A day after wounded Napa gang member Christopher Anguiano, 20, was found in the 2100 block of Locust Street, 42-year-old Miguel Anguiano was arrested in the same neighborhood, Napa police said Friday.

Napa police are reporting the arrest on Locust Street of a 42-year-old Napa man with the same surname as that of a stabbing victim found in the same block Wednesday afternoon.

According to an arrest summary from the City of Napa Police Department, a call came in shortly after 3 p.m. to report an intoxicated person with ammunition in the 2100 block of Locust:

The person reporting this incident identified the subject as Miguel Anguiano (42 yrs. of Napa).

Officers arrived and saw Anguiano place something behind some shrubs at this location.

An Officer checked this area and located a speed loader with ammunition. A speed loader is used to rapidly load ammunition into a revolver handgun.

Anguiano is prohibited from possessing ammunition based on past criminal convictions. Aguiano is also on probation.

He was arrested and booked at the Napa County Department of Corrections on suspicion of being a felon in possession of ammunition and violating probation, police said.

Anguiano's arrest came just over 24 hours after police and firefighters responded to a stabbing victim in the same block of Locust Street.

According to a police announcement issued Thursday afternoon,

On January 2, 2013 at 1431hrs. the Napa Police Department and the Napa Fire Department responded to the report of a stabbing in the 2100 block of Locust Street. Officers located the victim, Christopher Anguiano seated in a seat in the garage. He was bleeding from a stab wound to his chest area. Anguiano was not cooperative and refused to provide any details regarding the incident or where the incident took place.

Family members at the scene reported that a black vehicle had dropped Anguiano off at their residence and that he had walked to the house. It is unknown the motive for this fight.

It is believed that the incident may have occurred in the Imola Ave area near Gasser Drive. A citizen had reported seeing a fight between two male subjects in this area about one hour before Anguiano arrived on Locust. One of the responsibles left in a vehicle and the other left on foot.

The victim was transported to the Queen of the Valley Hospital where he is being treated for a stab wound. The stabbing investigation is assigned to the Special Enforcement Unit of the Napa Police Department. If you have any information in regards to the incident please contact Officer Keri Sedgley at (707) 258-7879 or 258-7880 ext 7879.

Capt. Debbie Peecook told Napa Valley Patch reporter Marsha Dorgan Thursday morning that Christopher Anguiano is a known gang member. No arrests have been reported in connection with his stabbing.

Arrest information does not indicate a conviction. For the latest reports on crime and arrests in the Napa Valley, please see our Police & Fire section, available from the News tab above and at napavalley.patch.com/police-fire.

For instant alerts, sign up for our Breaking News Alerts emails and like our Facebook page. 

Stay Patched in! Follow Napa Valley Patch on Twitter | Sign up for the daily email with links to the latest news | Got something to say? Start a blog and share your views.

Ash Leigh January 04, 2013 at 09:28 PM
"Speedloaders" aren't only used for revolvers, but also for shotguns and magazines.
bucket January 04, 2013 at 09:37 PM
What is happening to our town and little neighborhoods...Being a Native I know the Napa I used to love and enjoy seems all but a memory. Is it just me, or we seeing this stuff becoming more and more frequent? Seems some little, once charming little neighborhoods have turned into war zones...guns in bushes, stabbings etc....What can we do? It really is alarming and distasteful....Oh geezzz...so sick of this.
SF49ers January 04, 2013 at 09:54 PM
Anyone else find the street name ironic??"arrest on Locust Street "
Kristy Page January 05, 2013 at 12:14 AM
Those who blame our generation forget who raised them.
Moss Adams January 05, 2013 at 02:54 AM
'Bucket', your dismay is heard and has been voiced many times in similar and different forms, but always the 'let's try to understand these kids, let's bury our heads in surveys and reports, let's give them more skate board parks and after school programs' come to the blind defense that this is NOT an unchecked Latino cultural and population system... Now watch what happens 'Bucket'.
bucket January 05, 2013 at 02:35 PM
So, Moss...what is the answer? I don't get the statement "NOT an unchecked Latino cultural and population system", can you please clarify? Also, it should be noted that there is trash in all colors.... Kristy....Does "our generation" not have a mind of their own, no gauge on right and wrong? No sense of the next generation beyond them and the world that is being created? We have it so good compared to other countries and many come here for "a better life", yet it seems our HERE is being quickly ruined by the THERE being brought here. Sorry, I just don't get it.... When I was young, my parents would have shut me down real quick. They were responsible for my bad actions and feared the courts and public ridicule. That old fashion way seems to gone. Kristy, you may have hit the nail on the head...I think we need to go back to the old ways with Parents being responsible for their offspring. Fines and jail time for the sins and crimes of their kids, perhaps then parents would step up and take responsiblity, quit ignoring and unloading their junk on the rest of us.
MICHAEL P WILSON "Independent Kid" January 05, 2013 at 10:48 PM
Most of the "youth" need prison.
Belle (Orchid Lady) January 06, 2013 at 06:30 AM
Do not feed the trolls Bucket...I'm with you though, I much preferred sleepy little Napa and people who settled their issues at worst, with fists. Unfortunately today's population of young people seem to get more violent,less trusting of police, less respectful of adults, with each generation. Two working parents, single parents, poverty, horrible television shows, adults making excuses for their bad behavior, and who knows what else are contributors I suppose. These sets of circumstances weren't considered the 'norm' back in the day when most kids wouldn't dream of mouthing off to adults. So different today.
Kristy Page January 06, 2013 at 11:29 PM
Well can't trust the youth, can't trust the parents/guardians, can't trust the society around them, let's just have everyone stop reproducing right now than, that should solve the problem than right?
Blue eyes January 07, 2013 at 03:46 AM
i think some of the parents need to go to class on how to raise a child before having any
bucket January 08, 2013 at 12:26 AM
Spoken like a kid, Kristy....It's not about trust, it's about knowing right from wrong. Being a asset instead of a plague on society.
Ash Leigh January 10, 2013 at 12:08 AM
I trust the youth, parents/guardians and society. I give people chances. Don't judge them right off. When people see that in you, they tend to put their guards down themselves. Now, I don't trust some individuals, because they, themselves, have broken it. Don't blame everyone, over one's faults.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something