WE ARE NAPA COUNTY

Sheriff's Office
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON  JUNE  30, 2010

Contact(s):
Captain Tracey Stuart
(707) 363-8672
Napa County Sheriff's Office


1535 Airport Blvd.
Napa, CA 94558

Douglas E. Koford
Sheriff/Coroner

Shooting near Lake Berryessa


(NAPA, Calif.--) Today agents from Napa Special Investigations Bureau (NSIB) were investigating two marijuana grows at the north end of Lake Berryessa.

            At about 12:50 p.m., they radioed in that shots had been fired and a suspect was down as a result of a shot fired by a member of the NSIB team. The suspect was confirmed by medical personnel at the scene to be deceased.

            SWAT teams are en route to search the marijuana grow for any armed people. No officers have been injured. Responding agencies include Napa County Sheriff, Sonoma County Sheriff, California Highway Patrol, Napa PD and SWAT. No additional details are available at this time.


The Board of Supervisors and staff of Napa County are dedicated to preserving and sustaining Napa County for present and future generations as a community with generous open space, a thriving agricultural industry and a quality human and natural environment.

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