Police: Angwin Motorist Suspected of DUI in St. Helena

A Monday-afternoon fender bender resulted in the arrest of an Upvalley man at a St. Helena coffee roastery, according to St. Helena police. Arrest information does not indicate a conviction

A suspected drunk driver was arrested in St. Helena Monday afternoon, according to a log entry from the City of St. Helena Police Department.

The incident began at 1:12 p.m. when police got a cell phone call from a motorcycle owner.

The caller reported that a motorist had just hit the curb and then hit his motorcycle before parking the vehicle and entering the Napa Valley Coffee Roasting Company on Oak Avenue and Adams Street in St. Helena, police said.

The caller said he believed the driver could be intoxicated, according to the log entry.

Police took 65-year-old Paul Vorland of Angwn into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence, and released him about two hours later with a citation and a promise to appear in court, according to the log entry.

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.

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