NAPA (CBS SF) – Napa police found themselves in a physical struggle with two members of a suspect’s family who tried to prevent officers from arresting him on his birthday on Friday, police said.

Officers responded to reports of a fight involving at least six people in the 1700 block of Pueblo Avenue at 11:50 p.m. As they arrived, they saw one suspect, later identified as 29-year-old Hector Martin Perez, run away.

The officers chased him, and police said he wrestled and fought with them as they tried to arrest him.

His juvenile brother then joined the scuffle by charging at the officers with a bat, and Perez’s 25-year-old sister, Edith Perez, joined in too by grabbing one of the officers, police said.

Hector and Edith Perez were both arrested, and the juvenile brother fled but was found a short distance away.

Police said Edith Perez was on probation in Napa County.

Hector Perez, who turned 29 on Friday, was allegedly found to have methamphetamine in his possession when he was arrested, according to police.

The two older siblings were booked into Napa County Jail, while the younger brother was booked into juvenile hall.


(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)



Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

More From CBS San Francisco

Get The New CBS SF Bay Area Local App
LIVE: Monday through Friday from 3am – 3pm PST

Watch & Listen LIVE