Editor’s note: The following is the Avalon Sheriff’s Station significant incidents report for the week of May 2 to May 8, 2018.
All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Many people who are arrested do not get prosecuted in the first place and many who are prosecuted do not get convicted.
• Deputies responded to the 350 block of Clarissa Avenue regarding a report that people at an Avalon residence were causing a disturbance. Deputies learned that a man was having medical issues so he was transported to the hospital. He was ultimately taken to the mainland for additional evaluation.
• Deputies responded to Mt. Ada Bed and Breakfast regarding a reported domestic violence argument between two visitors. Deputies learned that the two were only arguing and no laws had been violated. Both parties agreed to stay in separate hotels.
• Deputies received a call that a woman was smoking narcotics on the beach in the 400 block of “Front” Street. Further investigation revealed the woman was smoking tobacco from a pipe and not smoking narcotics.
• Deputies contacted a group of men in the 220 block of Clarissa Avenue regarding a possible fight. Deputies determined that no fight occurred and no laws were violated.
• Deputies responded back to the 220 block of Clarissa Avenue regarding people having a party at 4:30 a.m. After deputies spoke to the party goers, they were cooperative and turned down the music.
• A good samaritan found a suspicious bag and turned it into the Sheriff’s Station. Inside the bag was a large quantity of narcotics that someone was possibly selling on the island.
• Deputies received a call about illegally parked vehicles in the 200 block of Descanso Avenue. Deputies and Code Enforcement chalkked the tires on the vehicles to ensure they were not violating the parking time restrictions.
Avalon Sheriff’s Station is collecting money for the Special Olympics. If you would like to donate, please stop by the Sheriff’s Station (215 Sumner). One hundred percent of the donations go directly to the Special Olympics. Cash or checks will be accepted. Make checks payable to the Special Olympics.