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September 24, 2017 - 5:51am
 

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Editor’s note: The following is the Avalon Sheriff’s Station significant incidents report for the week of Sept. 13 to Sept. 19, 2017.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.

September 13

• Deputies investigated an assault in which two men who were friends were involved in a fight in the 423 block of Crescent Avenue.

Being surrounded by water and home to the Tuna Club, which is the home to the modern day sports fishing, the City of Avalon’s Community Service Deparment created the first Avalon Youth Fishing Club.

 The AYFC is a four-week program that teaches youth the sport of fishing as well as the respect for the water and the wildlife that we take from.

The Catalina Island Conservancy recently announced the appointment of a new director of conservation, Frank Galea, who has 30 years of conservation experience as a wildlife biologist in Northern California.

In his new position, Galea will supervise the Conservancy’s conservation staff and programs to help the nonprofit organization fulfill its mission of protecting and restoring Catalina Island.

“We are extremely pleased to have Frank join our team,” said Tony Budrovich, Conservancy president and CEO.