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Unruly Red Hen Patron Arrested, Napa Police Say

A 31-year-old Walnut Creek man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication and resisting a police officer after making himself unwanted at the Red Hen Cantina, according to Napa police. Arrest information does not indicate a conviction.

An evening at the Red Hen Cantina turned into a night in the Napa jail for a far-from-sober 31-year-old Walnut Creek man who resisted all efforts to get him to leave the restaurant, according to a shift activity log from the City of Napa Police Department:

On 09/21/12 about 2038 hours NPD Officers were dispatched to the Red Hen Cantina at 4175 Solano Ave. regarding an unwanted subject.

Upon the Officers arrival, they contacted the suspect, Elliot Galarza 31 years old of Walnut Creek. Galarza was determined to be very intoxicated and was placed under arrest.

Galarza began to resist officers prior to leaving the scene and he was subsequently secured.

After the fracas, Galarza was taken to the Napa County Department of Corrections and booked on suspicion of public intoxication and resisting a police officer, according to the log. Arrest information does not indicate a conviction.

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Belle (Orchid Lady) September 22, 2012 at 09:03 PM
Absolutely Louisa! I have (in my younger days) done that bar hopping thing, that becomes a 'drunken crawl' towards the end of the night. ;)
Jeffrey Wright September 23, 2012 at 04:01 PM
The Napa Register has the address listed as 4100 Soscol ? Mistake or did they open up a second location ?
Louisa Hufstader September 23, 2012 at 04:48 PM
Hey Jeffrey, I can't speak for the Daily Voldemort (newspaper management doesn't even want me mentioning its name) but you see the police report above, it is verbatim with nothing changed by me.
Tom Davidson September 23, 2012 at 06:04 PM
If it isn't downtown, the Napa Rag get's themselves very disoriented, Don't worry, though, they won't fix their mistakes. They just attack other people who make mistakes. Part of their quality improvement program-never admitting their mistakes. Actually correcting ALL of their mistakes would be an astronomical workload, but what do you expect for ten bucks a month ? Legitimate news outlet ? Not even close, but a great source of gossip material. I guess you gotta distract your anticipated market towards OTHERS mistakes. I have never seen a correction or a retraction, let alone an apology, from them. Just "This story (sic) has been modifies ince its original posting". The Registered shame of the valley. I can't believe there wasn't an uproar from the rest of the valley when the napa register annexed the rest of the valley into their self-proclaimed title.
Unfiltered Steve Simoneau September 23, 2012 at 06:12 PM
CAUTION: Off-topic comment. With the hiring of younger (i.e. affordable) reporters I can't wait for the Daily Voldemort to publsh things like "The event was you know like way way you know cool and like tons of peeps showed up LOL!"

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