Editor’s note: The following is the Avalon Sheriff’s Station significant incidents report for the week of May 9 to 15, 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 arrested Rufus Brown of Los Angeles on suspicion of allegedly being drunk in public in the 108 block of Catalina Avenue. Brown was reportedly refusing to leave the Marlin Club when the deputies were called.
• Deputies received a call of the stolen golf cart in the 128 block of Catalina Island. A search for the golf cart was conducted and it was found parked down the street.
• Deputies and the fire departments responded to a fire at the boat yard on Pebbly Beach Road. Upon their arrival, they discovered individuals were having an illegal bonfire. A citation was issued.
• Deputies received a call of a man with a gun near Beacon Street and Clemente Avenue. Deputies detained two individuals, one had a gun. Upon closer inspection of the gun, it was determined to be a BB gun that looked identical to a real gun. There were no violations and the owner of the gun turned it into the Sheriff’s Department for safety reasons.
• Deputies responded to a fight call in the 317 block of Sumner Avenue. Deputies learned that four females were involved in a fight. The investigation is ongoing.
• Deputies arrested Andrea Boyer of Richton Park, Illinois, on suspicion of being drunk in public and making criminal threats after she was removed from the cruise ship.
• Deputies conducted traffic enforcement at the stop sign on Clemente Avenue, after several residents identified that motorists were failing to stop for the posted stop sign. One citation was issued earlier in the week.
Please remember it is illegal to feed deer on Catalina Island. 251.3 Fish and Game Code. Also, BB guns and toy guns can be deadly. Others do not know it is not a real gun. Please do not carry or play with them in Avalon.