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4 Stories
Posted on: February 16, 2018

Help Restore Rohner Creek

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Request for Proposals- Realtor Services

The City of Fortuna is seeking proposals from real estate brokers/firms to sell property owned by the City located at Royal Crest Mobile Estates and other properties located within the corporate limits of Fortuna. It is the intent of this Request for Prop...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING- Housing Element

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Fortuna Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. at City Hall, 621 11th Street in Fortuna, California to consider a recommendation to the Fortuna City Council to adopt the Fo...

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Fortuna Police Department

21 Stories
Posted on: February 16, 2018

Fortuna Police Department has announced the promotion of Officer Justin Primofiore

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Fortuna Police Department has announced the promotion of Officer Justin Primofiore to the rank of Sergeant effective February 18th.

Officer Primofiore is a life-long resident of Fortuna, and attended both Fortuna High School and College of the Redwoods.&a...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Fortuna Police Officer to Receive Life Saving Medal

FORTUNA, CA - Fortuna Police Officer Jordan Walstrom will be awarded the Police Life Saving Medal at the February 20th City Council meeting by Chief of Police William Dobberstein. He will be presented with the award for saving the life of a Fortuna reside...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Measure Z is Making a Difference, Fortuna Police Seeks Renewal of DTF & SRO Positions

In February, the Fortuna Police Department will be requesting that the Board of Supervisors renew funding for two important officer positions that are funded entirely by Measure Z sales tax money.  Funding for these positions must be secured each...

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Posted on: January 15, 2018

Thank You Measure E, Fortuna Police Detectives back on duty

Fortuna Police Officers Ryan Richardson and Brian Taylor transferred to Detective positions. Detective Richardson has over thirteen years of experience with Fortuna Police Department, working as Patrol, Field Training Officer, Detective and Drug Task Forc...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Register Your Security Cameras. Help Solve Crime!

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FORTUNA, CA – Video surveillance cameras are increasingly being used in both residential and commercial properties to prevent crime and to memorialize events as they occur. As such, video evidence has become extremely helpful in solving crimes, ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2017

DUI Enforcement Operations Planned for New Year’s

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FORTUNA, CA - Officers from the Fortuna Police will be deploying Sunday night to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers.  DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy on December 31st starting at 7:00 PM

High Visibility Enforcement using...

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

Package Thief Arrested Thanks to Alert Home Owner and Neighbor

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On December 22, 2017 at approx. 8:15 am, Fortuna Police Department received a report of a male who had just stolen a package from the front porch of a residence on the 500 block of Summer Street.  The victim to...

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Posted on: October 21, 2017

Suspicious Device Found Near Residence Destroyed By Bomb Squad

On 10/20/2017 at approx. 8:06 pm, Fortuna Police Department received a call from a resident in the 300 block of 10th Street reporting a suspicious device found on her back porch. The residence described the device as something resembling a “Pipe...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

CITY OF FORTUNA SELECTS NEW SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER

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The City of Fortuna Police Department (FPD) is proud to introduce Lindsey Frank as the new School Resource Officer (SRO).  Officer Frank is an experienced Police Officer with over 9 years in law enforcement and began work as the SRO in early July...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Officers Investigating Burglary

On July 13, 2017 at approximately 2:10 am, Officers with the Fortuna Police Department responded to the 900 Block of Main Street for the report of a Burglary in Progress. <_o3a_p>

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Upon Officers arrival on scene they observed signs of forced entr...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Warrant Suspect Arrested

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On June 15,
2017, the Fortuna Police Department received information that wanted person,Trystan Lewis (age 18) was possibly in the Davis Street area of Rio Dell.
  The Fortuna Police Department has been attempting to locate Lewis since April 14, ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Fortuna Police and Humboldt County Probation Conduct Compliance Sweeps

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FORTUNA, CA - On June 15, 2017, Officers with the Fortuna Police Department teamed with Officers from the Humboldt County Probation Department and conducted compliance checks on 47 Felony Probationers and Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) subjects...

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Wanted Suspect Flees in Stolen Vehicle

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FORTUNA, CA – On April 14, 2017 at approximately 8:40 AM, an Officer with the Fortuna Police Department observed 18 year old, Trystan Issac Lewis driving a 1993 Blue Honda Civic that had been stolen on 4/13/2017. Lewis is currently wanted for tw...

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Posted on: April 9, 2017

National Public Safety Dispatchers Week

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FORTUNA, CA - This Week, Public Safety Agencies nationwide are recognizing the pivotal role played by public safety dispatchers, who utilize telephones, radios, computers and technical skill to provide support to Law Enforcement, Fire Services, Emergency ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Out of State Fugitives Wanted for Multiple Robberies Arrested in Fortuna

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On April 4, 2017 at about 10 pm, Fortuna Police Department received a call of a suspicious vehicle parked at a dead end on the 2300 block of 2nd Ave.  The occupied vehicle had been parked in the area for several minutes and it was not known to th...

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Posted on: March 25, 2017

Two Arrested After Burglary at High School

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FORTUNA, CA - On March 25, 2017 at approximately 8:00 am,
officers responded to a building located on the Fortuna High School Campus (37912
th Street) for a burglary alarm. Upon arrival, officers determined that entry appeared to have been gaine...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Fortuna Police make weapons/drug arrest during traffic stop

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On March 16th, 2017  2:30 pm, Fortuna Police Department officer
performed a traffic stop on a vehicle on 12th Street near Dinsmore Drive for a traffic violation. While officers were speaking with the driver, they observed what appeared to be the ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Officers respond to reports of shots fired

On March 15, 2017 at about 12:35 P.M. Fortuna Police Department received multiple 911 calls of citizens hearing shots fired in the Campton Heights area of Fortuna. As a precautionary measure the schools in the area were placed on lock-down while officers ...Read on...

Posted on: March 13, 2017

Fortuna Police welcome two new officers

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The Fortuna Police Department held a swearing in and badge pinning ceremony for it's 2 newest officers in the City of Fortuna Council Chambers. Officers Jeremy Sollom and Nate Hamilton were welcomed to the Fortuna Police Department, with ...Read on...

Posted on: March 8, 2017

Armed Robbery

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On March 8, 2017 at 4:39 AM, a subject wearing a ski mask entered Chevron gas station mini mart located on the 800 block of Main St. The subject was wearing a heavy brown jacket and kept his left hand in the jacket pocket. The front of t...Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2017

Fortuna business robbed at gunpoint

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On March 2, 2017 at 4:23 PM, two subjects entered Advance America located on the 700 block of Fortuna Blvd. The subjects, a male and a female, were wearing masks and the male subject was holding a semi automatic handgun. The male subject ordered ...Read on...


Public Notices

2 Stories
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Request for Proposals- Realtor Services

The City of Fortuna is seeking proposals from real estate brokers/firms to sell property owned by the City located at Royal Crest Mobile Estates and other properties located within the corporate limits of Fortuna. It is the intent of this Request for Prop...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING- Housing Element

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Fortuna Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. at City Hall, 621 11th Street in Fortuna, California to consider a recommendation to the Fortuna City Council to adopt the Fo...

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