Probation Search Yields Pellet Gun, drugs
This is a press release from the Fortuna Police Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On July 31, 2016 at approximately 0230 hours, Officers with the Fortuna Police Department conducted a probation search on a motel room located in the 800 Block of Main Street. During the search of the motel room, officer located 10.5 grams of methamphetamine packaged in small quantities for sale as well as other items related to the sale of controlled substances. Stored with the methamphetamine, officer also located a pellet gun with its orange tip removed to resemble a real firearm.
As a result, officers arrested Silverio Sanchez (age 22 of Fortuna, CA) and Brook Roll (age 43 of Fortuna, CA).
After the arrest, an additional 96.67 grams of methamphetamine was located concealed in Sanchez’s groin area.
Brook Roll was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on the following charges:
• Possession of a Controlled Substance• Possession of Drug Paraphernalia