A Geyserville traffic stop Thursday over an illegible license plate ended up netting a man on Napa County’s Most Wanted list, authorities said.
Michael Patrick Dunne, 32, of Napa, was driving a green Jeep in the 5000 block of Highway 128 about 12:50 a.m. Thursday when he passed a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy who couldn’t read the license plate because it wasn’t lit, a news release said.
Upon being pulled over, Dunne claimed he didn’t have his driver’s license and gave the deputy a name other than his own, the release said.
The deputy was just about to cite him for driving without a license, when he noticed something hidden under Dunne’s sweatshirt — a methamphetamine pipe, the release said.
When the deputy searched the rest of the car, he found another pipe, methamphetamine and Dunne’s actual driver’s license. A records search showed Dunne was wanted on