Sheriff’s Log

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Editor’s note:

The fol­low­­­ing is the Avalon Sheriff’s Sta­tion significant incidents report for the week of August 5 to August 11, 2021.

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.

August 5

• Deputies received a disturbance call at 1 Casino Way. The caller stated juveniles riding electric bicycles were causing a traffic hazard.

The deputies spoke to numerous juveniles and advised them of the dangers of failing to follow the rules of the road.

August 6

• Deputies responded to the Chi Chi Club regarding a business disturbance. The caller stated 2 male adults were refusing to leave the location and demanding their fake ID’s be returned.

The deputies arrived and were advised the underage men had left the location prior to their arrival.

• Deputies and LA County Fire responded to a medical emergency call in Two Harbors. A female 85 years old was experiencing a medical emergency. The female was transported via Life Flight helicopter to Torrance Hospital.

August 7

• Deputies and LA County Fire Department Baywatch responded to a medical emergency call at Emerald Bay.

The caller stated a female was not breathing and was pulled out of the water. Upon arrival, the female was breathing on her own and was transported to Harbor General Hospital by LA County Fire helicopter.

• Deputies received a petty theft report call on the 100 block of Sumner Avenue. The victim stated her girlfriend stole $200 from her. A theft report was written and the crime is being investigated.

August 8

• Deputies responded to a traffic collision on Dump Road. The collision involved a vehicle which had gone over the side of the road. The caller also stated he witnessed 2 juveniles running from the crash site. Deputies conducted an investigation and determined the juvenile driver had taken his father’s vehicle without permission and crashed while driving. The driver was detained and cited for driving without a license and hit and run.

August 9

• Deputies again responded to a call for service regarding juveniles riding electric bicycles causing a traffic hazard. The deputies contacted the juveniles and a concerned mother who arrived at the location. Deputies advised Mom and the juveniles they would be receiving citations for any future violations.

• Deputies received a disturbance call at Crescent Avenue and Pebbly Road. The caller stated a male adult was yelling at two children.

The deputies identified the disturbing party and determined there was no crime at the location.

The disturbing party admitted he was yelling at his children because they were being disrespectful.

• Deputies received a business disturbance call at Cartopia. A customer who rented a golf cart received a citation for parking his rented golf cart in a designated handicap parking stall.

The customer refused to pay the $418 parking ticket and left the location. Deputies checked the area and were unable to locate the offender.

• Deputies responded to the 100 block of Clarissa Avenue regarding a disturbance call between a landlord and tenant. The landlord was yelling at the tenant regarding her drug usage inside the house. Deputies contacted the alleged drug user who left the location without incident. The deputies determined no crime had been committed in their presence.

August 10

• Deputies and the Fire Departments responded to a medical emergency at “Lovers Cove”. The call involved a male adult who was having difficulty breathing and was pulled out of the water.

The patient was awake and alert upon arrival. He was transported to Catalina Island Medical Center by ambulance for further treatment.

• Deputies responded to a disturbance call on the 300 block of E. Whittley Avenue. The caller stated the neighbors were talking loudly.

Deputies contacted a male adult and advised him numerous neighbors were complaining of loud noise while he was sitting in his Jacuzzi.

The disturbing party was cooperative and agreed to keep the talking to a whisper.

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