Sheriff’s Log: Dec. 2 to Dec. 8, 2020

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Editor’s note: The fol­low­­­ing is the Avalon Sheriff’s Sta­tion significant incidents report for the week of Dec. 2 to Dec. 8, 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.

December 2

A local business owner came into the Sheriff’s Station requesting an explanation about the most recent LA County Health Order. Deputy personnel answered the business owner’s questions about the Health Order.

December 3

• Deputies responded to the 100 block of Marilla Avenue due to a victim reporting someone stole items from his hotel room. Detectives are conducting an investigation.

December 4

• Deputies received a call of a vehicle that was speeding at 1 Casino Way. Deputies responded and stopped the driver. The motorist was warned about the speed limit in Avalon.

December 5

• Deputies received a call at the Avalon Sheriff’s Station where a person reported items had been taken from her deceased father’s residence in Avalon. Deputies are conducting an investigation, simultaneously there are civil court proceedings taking place.

December 6

• Deputies responded to the 300 block of Crescent Avenue regarding a large group of people not wearing masks or social distancing. Deputies advised the group of the Health Order and the group complied with the requirements.

December 7

• Deputies responded to the Von’s market regarding an Avalon man not wearing a face covering, yelling profanities at the employees, and causing a disturbance. The man was upset that he could not buy beer because he was not wearing a face mask. The man allegedly possessed a dangerous illegal homemade weapon that is used to swing and hit people with. Matthew Beach, 40, of Avalon, was arrested on suspicion of violating the LA County Health Order and possessing a dangerous weapon. The same man was issued an Avalon Administrative citation for not wearing a mask.

December 8

• Deputies responded to the 100 block of Marilla Avenue regarding a traffic collision. A motorist in a golf cart collided into the side of a Toyota Scion. There were no injuries.

Holiday Safety Tips

Water your Christmas tree daily, keep it away from fire hazards, only use your credit card with reputable companies, and do not leave Christmas gifts unattended in your golf cart or unlocked vehicle

Sheriff’s Log:                        Dec. 2 to Dec. 8, 2020