Editor’s note: The following is the Avalon Sheriff’s Station significant incidents report for the week of April 29 to May 5, 2020.
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 vandalism in the 300 block of Marilla Avenue. Someone broke the antenna of a vehicle and threw numerous weeds on the vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.
• Deputies received a call of a domestic violence incident in the 300 block of Descanso Avenue. Deputies responded and learned a boyfriend and girlfriend had been arguing. No criminal laws had been violated.
• Deputies responded to Hogsback Gate regarding people violating the “Safer at Home” Order by playing loud music and loitering in a group. Deputies warned the violators who were cooperative.
• Deputies responded to the 300 block of Whittley Avenue regarding a boyfriend and girlfriend arguing. Deputies arrived and determined no crimes had been committed. One of the two left the residence prior to the deputies’ arrival.
• Deputies were contacted by a domestic violence victim who reported her husband assaulted her and left the island. The assault occurred on May 1, in the 200 block of Clarissa Avenue. The investigation is ongoing.
• Deputies were following up on a recent incident involving multiple burglaries where a suspect had been arrested. During the investigation, deputies found additional stolen property in the suspect’s vehicle from a previous reported theft. The stolen property was returned to the owner and the District Attorney’s Office was updated on the new charge.
A bicyclist was riding in the 300 block of Wrigley Terrace Road when he lost control of his bicycle and crashed. After a friend took him home, the bicyclist fell again injuring himself. Paramedics responded and transported him to the hospital for medical attention.
You must wear a face mask on the Catalina Express boats. You must keep the face mask on the entire time you are on the boat. If you order a drink, you can pull your face mask down, take a sip and put your face masks back on until your next sip. Please comply with this law and keep yourself, your family, and our community safe.