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Fortuna PD Cleans House

 

Friendly City to Remain Friendly

 

Skippy Massey
Humboldt Sentinel

 

Attempted Assault With Knife leads to Arrest

 

On January 10th, 2013 at about 01:45 pm, the Fortuna
Police received a 911 call from a resident of the National
Nine
Motel reporting that a female subject was inside one
of the rooms
threatening to stab a male subject with a knife.

clarkThe first officer on scene could hear the victim yelling for help from within the room.  The officer subsequently contacted the subjects who were still engaged in an altercation, causing the officer to prone the female subject onto the ground at gunpoint.

After speaking with all parties involved and witnesses on scene officers placed Victoria Clark (age 36) of Fortuna under arrest for the following charges;

  • PC 245 Assault with a Deadly Weapon
  • PC 273.5 Domestic Violence
  • PC 236 False Imprisonment

Clark was transported to the Humboldt County Jail where she was booked
without further incident.

 

Convicted Felon Arrested with Two Firearms

 

mellOn January 09, 2013 at about 6:00 p.m., officers with the Fortuna Police Department and a Probation Officer from the Humboldt County Probation Department conducted a probation search on Christopher Glenn Mell (Age 32) who is currently on Parole with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation as well as local county probation for weapons related charges.

While searching his residence located in the 1400 block of Rohnerville Road, officers located a pistol, a rifle, ammunition, drug paraphernalia and morphine in Mell’s possession. The pistol was determined to have been stolen during a burglary in Arcata .

Mell was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on the following charges:

  • Possession of stolen property
  • Felon in possession of a firearm
  • Felon in possession of ammunition
  • Possession of a controlled substance

Mell is currently being held in the Humboldt County Correctional Facility without bail.

We duly note the Probation Officer here actively supervising their client and taking the appropriate proactive measures alongside law enforcement.

We have rarely see this after reviewing over a hundred reports of a similar nature.

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(Posted by Skippy Massey)

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