Ronnie G Fortson (51 yoa, Lewiston) failed to turn himself into jail Thursday night to serve his prison sentence and is currently wanted by police. Mr. Fortson had pled guilty to Felony-Stalking in the First Degree in December and was sentenced by Idaho District 2 Judge Michelle Evans on Thursday. During the sentencing hearing, Judge Evans sentenced Mr. Fortson to a RIDER program of up to 365 days and the remaining time of five years of probation if successful. Mr. Fortson was ordered to turn himself into the Nez Perce County Detention Center by March 2 at 5PM.
Mr. Fortson failed to turn himself in and an arrest warrant was issued. Judge Evans issued a NO BOND felony arrest warrant on Friday. The Nez Perce County Prosecutor’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Mr. Fortson. If you know where he is, please call your local law enforcement office (Lewiston Police Department: 208-746-0171/Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office 208-799-3131)