Convicted felon arrested on drugs, weapons charges in Napa

NAPA (BCN) A Napa neighborhood was ordered to shelter in place today during the arrest of a convicted felon for drug and firearm offenses, a police lieutenant said.

Detectives learned this morning that Nathan Skinner, 38, of Napa, was in possession of hazardous material and a firearm at his residence in the 2400 block of Adrian Street, Lt. Brian Campagna said.

Detectives obtained a search warrant for Skinner, his vehicle and residence. They detained Skinner around 10:30 a.m. in the 200 block of Soscol Avenue, Campagna said.

Residents near Skinner's home were asked to temporarily leave the area or shelter in place while detectives searched Skinner's home and vehicle.

The 2400 block of Adrian Street was closed to traffic and the Napa County Sheriff's Office's Explosive Ordinance Disposal Unit found suspected hazardous material and rendered it safe outside the residence, Campagna said.

Police are not disclosing what the hazardous material was until it receives lab test results Campagna said.

During a search of Skinner's home, detectives found a .25 automatic handgun and drug paraphernalia handgun, ammunition and suspected methamphetamine, Campagna said.

Skinner was booked in the Napa County Jail for possession of a controlled substance while armed, being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition and possession of paraphernalia, Campagna said.

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