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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...

Posted on: February 12, 2017

Reckless Driving Leads to Arrest

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FORTUNA, CA  - On February 12, 2017 at approximately 10:15 AM, an officer was flagged down by a citizen reporting a female subject driving a vehicle with no tires in the area of Rohnerville Ro...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Department Investigating Injury Traffic Collision

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FORTUNA, CA - On Friday, February 3rd 2017 at approximately 7:30 am, the Fortuna Police Department Communications center began receiving calls about a vehicle vs. pedestrian traffic collision in the area of School Street and Rohnerville Road.  Fo...

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Posted on: January 28, 2017

Suspect Arrested After Vandalism to Local Park

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FORTUNA, CA – On January 18, 2017, officers responded to Rohner Park (Park Street) for a report of extensive vandalism to park facilities.  Upon arrival, officers determined that a subject in a Red GMC Pickup Truck had caused e...
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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Two Arrested After Probation Search

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FORTUNA, CA – On January 19, 2017 at approximately 1:00 PM, Officers with the Fortuna Police Department and Humboldt County Probation Department conducted probation searches on multiple residences at a trailer park located in the 300 block of No...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Drug and weapons arrest in Rohner Park

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On December 28, 2016 at about 11:00 AM a subject who was walking in Rohner Park called the Fortuna Police Department to report that as he walked by a vehicle parked in the park, he observed several subjects in the vehicle and one of the subjects was holdi...Read on...

Posted on: December 13, 2016

Fortuna Police Staff annual awards

On December 12, 2016 the Fortuna Police Department held it's semi annual department meeting at the Fortuna Riverlodge. Each year at this meeting, the Chief of Police recognizes police staff and volunteers within the department, that go above and beyond ex...
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