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Napa Police Nab Suspect After Air, Land, K-9 Searches

You heard the sirens and the helicopter, you saw the patrol cars. Now read the police report of Sunday's stolen-vehicle pursuit through Napa that ended with the arrest of 30-year-old Giuseppe Dimicelli. Arrest information does not indicate a convic

Central Napa residents had reason to think their neighborhoods were unusually busy with police action Sunday:

Twice during the day, Napa police and the California Highway Patrol air unit were called to pursue a 30-year-old Napa man who had allegedly stolen a motor vehicle according to a shift activity log released Sunday evening by the City of Napa Police Department:

On 9-30-12 around 0930 hours NPD Officers responded to the 2500 Block of Laurel Street to a report of a recently stolen vehicle being driven in the area.

Upon arrival Officers saw the stolen vehicle driven by an unknown male suspect.

The male suspect fled the area in the vehicle at a high rate of speed. A NPD Officer pursued driving a marked NPD patrol car, but the male suspect refused to stop.

A short distance away the male suspect stopped the stolen vehicle at the dead end of Maple Street. The male suspect exited the stolen car and fled on foot. A perimeter was set and a NPD K9 and CHP air support were called to assist with the search.

The male suspect was not located after a search of the area so Officers cleared the call.

The investigation continued and revealed that the unknown male suspect driving the vehicle was Guiseppe Dimiceli (30 year old Napa resident).

Around 1400 hours NPD Officers were called to the 400 block of Freeway Drive on report of a suspicious subject looking around and hiding under vehicles.

Officers arrived on scene and Guiseppe again fled on foot. Officers set a perimeter and a NPD K9 and CHP air support were called. Guiseppe was located hiding in a backyard in the 300 block of Hickory Street and taken into custody without incident.

Dimicelli was booked at the Napa County Department of Corrections on suspicion of vehicle theft, evading police in a vehicle, resisting and/or delaying police and possessing a stolen vehicle, according to the log.

Arrest information does not indicate a conviction.

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Jan B October 02, 2012 at 01:44 AM
Yes. He's grieving the death of someone who was very close to him.
A.R. October 02, 2012 at 02:27 AM
Well Mark, we agree about some things, just not others. LOL. We can put some blame on others for some things! This however, is possibly an example of taking responsibility for ones actions. Without getting into a commentary on political views, I'd say that Obama is a perfect example here. He was not dealt a royal flush and has become an amazing human being and been more than successful in life. I do feel badly for this guy if he just lost someone that he was very close to. That cannot be easy, but he still needs to take responsibility for his actions and learn from his mistakes. He is not a "kid". He is 30 yrs old. I had 3 children at that age and was very responsible! I'm not sure what this guys background is, but if it's his first "offense", maybe he'll learn something from it. If it's not, than he probably won't! The people who do the worst in society seem to be those with parents that have always protected them and denied that their child could do any wrong and did not make their children take responsibility. This is one of the best things a parent can do for their child. Teach them to take responsibility. Allow them to suffer consequences. They will most likely become responsible citizens.
Kristy Page October 02, 2012 at 05:41 AM
Everything happens for a reason, so they say
m. alley October 03, 2012 at 07:47 AM
He is trying to deal with way more than the death. He is actually a really good guy. I dont really care about what anyone else thinks. I just wanted to throw mine in since others expressed theirs. Since everyone is entitled to their opinion. I just hope that nothing happens to you or your loved ones that causes such harsh judgement by those who know nothing about the persons situation. Instead of judging, maybe try a little understanding....or not.
Raymond Rogers May 02, 2014 at 01:48 PM
Hes literally standing right next to me and he said you all look cute when you're commenting about him. hahaha

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