Fortuna woman is arrested after stealing a truck and various lawn equipment

FORTUNA (KIEM)– Quick action by Fortuna Police land a woman in jail for vehicle theft and stolen lawn equipment.

Just before 4 p.m. Monday, a Fortuna resident said he briefly left his truck and when he returned, it was gone.

An officer located the truck an hour later traveling on Highway 101. Officers conducted a high risk traffic stop and arrested 29-year old, Amanda Jones of Fortuna.

Jones was booked on suspicion of possession of stolen property and probation violation. She is currently on probation for theft…