Suspect Arrested After Fleeing Napa Police

That commotion near the Alphabet streets Saturday night resulted in the arrest of a 36-year-old man who threw and broke a meth pipe before fleeing on his bike, according to police.

A 36-year-old Napa man was arrested Saturday evening on suspicion of resisting an officer, possessing a controlled substance and destroying evidence, all misdemeanors according to his booking report.

According to an arrest summary from the City of Napa Police Department:

On 11/17/12 about 1840 hours an Officer attempted to stop Anthony San Filippo 02/12/66 of Napa for riding a bicycle without a light at night in the area of Georgia St./H St.

San Filippo threw a methamphetamine pipe which broke and fled on the bicycle. A perimeter was established in the area.

An Officer located San Filippo hiding behind a building in the area of Marin St./Lincoln Ave. He was taken into custody and booked at NCDC.

Arrest information does not indicate a conviction. 

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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