Test Drive Leads to Arrest, Police Say

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


A north Napa man was jailed Friday after a car dealership reported he’d damaged one of its vehicles on a test drive that lasted for hours, according to a shift activity log from the :

On 12/23/11 at approximately 1030 hours, the Napa Police Department investigated a report of a stolen vehicle from the on Soscol Ave.

It was reported that Dwaine Chuning test drove a vehicle for over 6 hours and returned it with broken windows and left the dealership.

Officers went to Chuning’s residence in the 3900 block of Klamath Way and conducted a probation search.

During the search, Chuning was found hiding in a bedroom and failed to obey lawful orders from officers.

Chuning was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft, vandalism, obstructing an officer, and violation of probation and booked at the , police said.


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