Editor’s note: The following is the Avalon Sheriff’s Station significant incidents report for the week of Sept. 5 to Sept. 11, 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 received a call of a burglary alarm in the 200 block of Metropole Avenue. After checking the business it was determined the alarm malfunctioned.
• Deputies responded to a family disturbance call in the 300 block of Descanso Avenue. The deputies’ investigation revealed no criminal laws had been violated.
• Deputies responded to the Cabrillo Mole, “Catalina Express” regarding a family disturbance. A male and female were arguing. Deputies learned that the female had been drinking and the male was trying to take care of her. No crimes were violated.
• Deputies responded to Crescent Avenue and Sumner Avenue regarding a boyfriend and girlfriend arguing. Deputies were able to mediate the argument. No criminal laws were violated.
• Deputies received a call of a fight near the golf course where one person had a knife. At the end of the investigation, the victim did not want to prosecute the suspect. Since the victim was uncooperative, the deputies were not able to arrest the suspect.
• Isthmus deputies and Isthmus Baywatch responded to a 33 foot vessel that ran aground near Cabrillo Beach, Catalina Island. Baywatch Isthmus were able to rescue one man and two dogs from a survival raft.
• Deputies received a stolen bicycle call.
The victim’s bicycle was taken from the 400 block of Avalon Canyon Road.
• We will always remember the men and women that lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
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