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Napa Police Log: Teen Jailed for Spitting on Nurse, Fugitive Arrested on Warrants

Napa police say William Medina, 18, was arrested after he spit on a nurse at Queen of the Valley, while 18-year-old fugitive Armando Cazares was taken into custody on outstanding warrants. Arrest information does not indicate convictions.

Napa police arrested two 18-year-old men with alleged gang affiliations in separate incidents Sunday, according to a shift activity log from the .

The first was jailed on suspicion of battery on a nurse, being drunk in public, violation of probation and a felony gang enhancement, according to the log:

Officers were called to the area of Lernhart and Minahen for a person down. Napa Fire Department Paramedics located William Medina, an 18 year old Napa resident lying next to a bottle of liquor.  Medina was transported to where he spit on a nurse and told them he was a Norteno gang member.  After Medina had been treated, he was booked for the listed charges. 

Another arrest came around 2 p.m. Sunday, police said:

Officers found Armando Cazares in the 2100 block of Clay St.  He had two outstanding warrants. One for a gang disturbance in Napa and one for possession of a controlled substance in Solano County. Both were felony charges.

in August to the list of wanted fugitives. Arrest information does not indicate convictions.

Who else is on the Crime Stoppers list? What fugitives have been captured? Find out and see their mug shots on our Most Wanted topic page: napa.patch.com/topics/most-wanted.

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Derry September 04, 2012 at 03:40 AM
I would think that he probably spat on the nurse, actually. A little tense confusion there.
vocal-de-local September 04, 2012 at 03:56 AM
Anyone else notice the significant spike in gang arrests in Napa? We have a serious problem on our hands, folks. Lets quit pretending we don't have a gang problem here.
Desiree September 04, 2012 at 05:09 AM
This guy was on most wanted for gang activity right? So shouldnt they clear him off list!
Louisa Hufstader (Editor) September 04, 2012 at 12:11 PM
A "spike" indicates something that shoots up and then subsides. I don't see that happening here.
Louisa Hufstader (Editor) September 04, 2012 at 12:40 PM
That was the case in strict English grammar as taught in the last century, but modern American usage sees and allows both, Derry.
Mark Mathews September 04, 2012 at 11:36 PM
Let the hospital staff pummel unmercifully him with blunt objects of their choice in return, as a fitting punishment.
Mark Mathews September 04, 2012 at 11:42 PM
I wonder if this offender, William Medina, is related in any way to that dirty 83 year old woman, Mary Hoglund, who, in a fit of being overwhelmed by evidence that her political positions were dead wrong, proceeded to, in Occupy-fashion, filthily spit upon a supporter of the opposition party? Just wondering... Any of you Obamacrats know? ;o)
stephanie February 05, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Its sad to see people on websites like this. Until you walked in his shoes you really dont know. Its not right how what he did at all. Its sad to see peoples life to end up this way.. like they say "Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers...make sure you hands are clean!”

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