Reported for Stealing, Busted for Coke

An East Bay man won't be prosecuted for shoplifting from a Napa Premium Outlets store, but faces a violation of the state health and safety code for allegedly carrying cocaine.

A 39-year-old Oakland man was arrested for possessing cocaine Monday night after he was reported to have stolen merchandise from a Napa store at about 8:20 p.m., according to a shift activity log released by the :

NPD Officers responded to a report of a theft that just occurred from the with the suspects leaving in a vehicle.

The vehicle was located and stopped by a NPD Officer near SR-29 and Airport Rd.

The driver of the vehicle, Sylvester Lyons Jr (7/11/72) of Oakland was found to be in possession of cocaine.

The stolen property was located and returned to the Outlets stores and prosecution was declined.

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


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