Multiple Arrests at Fortuna Motel

Drugs and weaponsThis is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

On 03-15-17 at about 0820 hours Agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force assisted by members of the Fortuna Police Department served a Humboldt County Superior Court search warrant on two motel rooms located in the 800 block of Main Street in the city of Fortuna.
In one room Agents located 47 year old Jennifer Fuentes and her 9 year old son. A search of the room revealed 7 grams of suspected methamphetamine packaged for sales as well as a glass pipe commonly used to smoke methamphetamine. Both the suspected methamphetamine and glass pipe were located in areas accessible to the child. As a result of this Jennifer was arrested and booked at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility possession of methamphetamine, possession of controlled substance paraphernalia and child endangerment. The child was released to another family member.

RObert Cullen

Robert Cullen from a 2015 arrest

In the second room Agents located 22 year old Rebecca Baker, 27 year old Robert Cullen, and 29 year old Terrisa Graham. During a search of that room Agents located approximately 1 ounce of suspected methamphetamine, 11 grams of suspected heroin, several syringes loaded with suspected heroin, packaging materials, and a digital scale. In addition they found a loaded 44 Magnum revolver, and a loaded .22 semi-automatic pistol with a high capacity magazine.
While conducting their investigation Agents noticed a subject they recognized as a wanted felon, 26 year old Jason Sherman exit an adjoining motel room. Jason was detained while Agents confirmed he had a felony warrant for his arrest. Jason’s warrant was confirmed as Agents learned that Rebecca had a misdemeanor warrant for her arrest.
Based on the evidence located in the second motel room Robert was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of a loaded firearm while possessing a controlled substance. Terrisa was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. All subjects were transported to the Correctional Facility where they were booked and housed for the above listed charges.
This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information related to this investigation or other narcotics related crimes are encouraged to call the Humboldt County Drug Task Force at 707-444-8095 or the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 707-268-2539.

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19 comments

  • Food for thought

    Good! I hope if this is the newly renovated hotel that they stay on em and don’t let it turn back into one. Nothing but sketch people stay there again now it looks like. Thanks FPD for not letting them take back over and keeping the shifty owners in place.

  • I’d call them sewer scum but that’s too nice a name for those people, excluding the child.

  • Did the meth mites land on Cullen’s forehead?

  • He has a bad case of the “Weasel Measles”

    Yes that seems to be the remodeled Motel next to the Chevron gas station on Main Street.

  • I hope the nine yr old son gets to a better home.

  • Motel next to the Chevron has always been a drug den even though it has been remodeled now it’s a nicer shit hole,but kudos for hitting that place now go to Floyd Hoisingtons up on rohnerville ,and Fred Singleton tweekers hole shit hole abandoned vehicles garbage if you live in tuna you know what place that is .theread is tweekers going in and out of the fire captain that got killed DTF needs to visit those places. Loaded to the hilt syringes. I bet they are bummed they didn’t get to fire it.,but the jail is full ,so they are going to get o/r d

  • Didn’t even have to read the article and I knew which motel it was. Any time of day you can drive by and know people are high. Fortuna City council needs to do something about it. Everyone in town knows about this place.

  • Awesome
    Keep up the good work

  • More shit bags

  • The damn owners are in on it that place has been a shithole my 35 years in the area newly remodeled = insurance scam because it’s still a shit hole

  • It is so so sad to see lives thrown away to drugs and absolutely heartbreaking breaking when children are put in the middle of the mix.

  • steelheadmaster

    [edit] These days criminals just aren’t scared of sentences, judges, and cops. Would you be afraid of cops?? No, their hands are half tied- any time they scratch someone they get sued, charged, and de-badged. Thats what we get for crying foul everytime someone gets hurt by a cop. For every thousand criminals there is like one bad cop. Pretty good odds Id say. Givem a break. Still hate cops? Yeah, just think of how many ripoffs, home invasions, and multiply the number of dirtbags in front of Ray’s in Garberville by X 1000. How do you like it now?

    Humco and Del Norte sure have taken a massive downturn in the last 7 years. Shitbags and crime explosion. If youre honest with yourself, there is no way this greenrush has been a benefit.

  • Three words: Holiday Inn Express!

  • Always blame the Canabis .blame the meth and the lazy .

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