Sleeping Man’s Wallet, Keys, and Vehicle Stolen
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 November 7, 2016 at approximately 7:40 am Fortuna Police Officers received a report of an unoccupied suspicious vehicle (a white 2006 Chevy Colorado) parked in the 3300 block of Church Street in Fortuna. While Officers were out with the vehicle on Church Street, Fortuna Police Department Dispatch received a report of an unreported stolen white 2006 Chevy Colorado associated with a residential burglary that had occurred during the night in the 2000 block of Brandi Lane in Fortuna.
Officers investigated and it was determined that the white 2006 Chevy Colorado was stolen during the residential burglary in the 2000 block of Brandi Lane. Sometime between about 10:00 pm on November 6, 2016 and 6:00 am on November 7, 2016 unknown suspect(s) gained entry into a residence in the 2000 block of Brandi Lane. The resident an elderly male was asleep in bed while the suspect(s) rummaged through the residence, entered the victim’s bedroom and stole the victim’s wallet and vehicle keys from the victim’s clothing in the bedroom. The suspect(s) then entered the garage of the residence and stole the victim’s white 2006 Chevy Colorado which was later recovered in the 3300 block of Church Street.
The Fortuna Police Department is asking anyone with information involving this crime to come forward and contact the Fortuna Police Department. Additionally, the Fortuna Police Department is asking residents in the areas mentioned and surrounding areas to please review their surveillance videos and to contact the Fortuna Police Department if anything suspicious is observed. This matter is documented under Fortuna Police Department case #16-02014. Fortuna Police Department (707)725-7550.