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Sheriff's Office - Drug Task Force

Posted on: August 23, 2023

HCDTF Seizes Methamphetamine and Fentanyl- One Arrested

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On August 19th, 2023, Humboldt County Drug Task Force (HCDTF) Agents with assistance from the Fortuna Police Department (FoPD) served a search warrant on David Scott FOURNIER (58 years old from Fortuna). HCDTF Agents observed FOURNIER travel from Humboldt County to Sacramento, California. Upon FOURNIERS return to Humboldt County, Agents conducted a traffic stop on his vehicle. FoPD Officer Moore and his K9 partner Blitz conducted an open-air sniff on the vehicle. K9 Blitz alerted to the vehicle indicating drugs were present.  

Inside the vehicle Agents located FOURNIER, 1.5 pounds of methamphetamine, 55 grams of Fentanyl, and one functioning digital scale.

David Scott FOURNIER was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where he was booked on the following charges:

HS11351- David Scott Fournier Booking PhotoPossession of Fentanyl for Purposes of Sales

HS11352(A)- Transportation of Fentanyl for Purposes of Sales

HS1152(B)- Transportation of Fentanyl Through Noncontiguous Counties

HS11378- Possession of Methamphetamine for Purposes of Sales 

HS11379(A)- Transportation of Methamphetamine for Purposes of Sales

HS11379(B)- Transportation of Methamphetamine Through Noncontiguous Counties

Anyone with information related to this investigation or other narcotics related crimes is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Drug Task Force at 707-267-9976.

K9 Blitz with Fentanyl and Methamphetamine

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