Editor’s note: The following is the Avalon Sheriff’s Station significant incidents report for the week of Aug. 19 to Aug. 25, 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.
• Deputies received a disturbance call at Machine Gun Park. The caller stated her ex-husband was bothering her at the location. Deputies contacted a male adult who was warned about his behavior and left the location.
• Deputies responded to the 300 block of Metropole Avenue regarding a disturbance call involving neighbors and loud music.
Deputies contacted the disturbing neighbor who refused to turn down his music and stated it was his right to have a party.
• Deputies responded to Hermit Gulch Campground regarding a group of people pointing laser lights at passing vehicles. Deputies contacted the disturbing parties and warned them about the dangers of blinding motorists. The parties were cooperative and told deputies it would not happen again.
• Deputies responded to a loud music disturbance call on the 300 block of Catalina Avenue. The deputies contacted a female white adult who agreed to turn down the music.
• Deputies responded to the 100 block of Whitley Avenue regarding a person drunk at the location. During their investigation the deputies determined the suspect was under the influence of alcohol and had broken windows. Brandon Williams was arrested on suspicion of vandalism and being drunk in public.
• A victim came to the Avalon Sheriff’s Station stating that four of his mountain bikes were stolen from the 100 block of Sumner Avenue. Deputies advised him they would attempt to locate the bikes and he was going to do the same. The victim later telephoned the Sheriff’s Station advising them he had recovered his stolen bikes. The victim said four juveniles were riding the bikes and when he approached them they dropped the bikes and ran into the neighborhood. Deputies checked the surrounding area for the suspects and were unable to locate them.
• Deputies responded to 1 Cabrillo Mole regarding a business disturbance on the Catalina Express. The caller stated they were turning a boat around and returning to port due to an argumentative passenger. Upon the boat’s arrival deputies contacted a male adult who was cooperative and escorted off the boat.
• Deputies responded to a call reporting a possible attempted suicide call on the 600 block of Beacon Street. The caller stated a person was locked in the bathroom at the location and had taken numerous pills. Deputies contacted the individual and determined he had not attempted suicide and was upset over a recent break up with his girlfriend.
• Deputies responded to the General Store at Two Harbors regarding a customer refusing to wear his mask. Deputies contacted a male adult who stated the store clerk was rude to him and could not hear him so he removed his mask. He was cooperative with deputies and left the location without incident.
• Deputies responded to Maiden Lane regarding a possible pick pocket suspect in the area. Deputies contacted the described party and determined no crime had occurred and the individual did not possess any stolen property.
• Deputies responded to the 100 block of Marilla Avenue regarding a male and female fighting. The deputies conducted an investigation and determined a domestic battery had occurred. They arrested Bryan Nobles, of San Bernardino, on suspicion and booked him at Avalon Sheriff’s Station.
• Deputies responded to a fight in progress call on the 100 block of Sumner Avenue. The caller stated 2 males were fighting at the location.
Upon arrival, deputies checked the location and the disturbing parties were gone prior to their arrival.
• Deputies responded to the 100 block of Sumner Avenue regarding a family disturbance call. The caller stated a boyfriend and girlfriend were arguing at the location.
During their investigation deputies determined a domestic battery had occurred. They arrested David Desrochers, of Hacienda Heights, on suspicion and booked him at Avalon Sheriff’s Station.