Editor’s note: The following is the Avalon’s Sheriff’s Stations significant incidents report for the period of Dec. 22 to Dec. 28, 2022. 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 responded to the 200 block of Whittley Avenue regarding a woman screaming. The caller stated a female was standing on the roof yelling at someone. The deputies contacted the woman who stated she was home practicing her First Amendment rights. There was no crime being committed and the woman left to enjoy her rights.
• Deputies responded to a loud music call at the “Cross”. The caller stated there was a loud party coming in the area. As deputies arrived, the party goers were all departing the location.
• Deputies responded to Blackjack campground regarding an Apple iPhone automated SOS distress call. The fire departments and deputies searched the area and were unable to locate anyone in distress. The area was also searched via helicopter. They were unable to locate anyone or anything suspicious.
• Deputies responded to a family disturbance call on Tremont Street. The caller stated she was fighting with her husband. The deputies contacted both parties and determined they were arguing over their pet dog. There was no evidence or indications of domestic violence. The deputies told the couple it was Christmas and a time to enjoy family instead of arguing.
• Deputies responded to Olive Street regarding a golf cart parked in the fire lane. The deputies arrived in order to issue a citation to the vehicle. However, the vehicle had split prior to their arrival.
• Deputies responded to a disturbance at Descanso Beach. The caller stated a male adult was yelling at people. The deputies recognized the description of the screaming man as a repeat offender whom they have counseled numerous times.
They contacted their regular customer and told him to behave. The man said he would go home for the evening, smoke some weed, meditate and not bother anyone.
• Deputies responded to the Cabrillo Mole regarding a vandalism call.
The caller stated 3 males had vandalized the restroom.
The deputies contacted the 3 individuals and conducted an investigation.
They determined the offenders were juveniles and had trashed the restroom. They made the young lads clean up their mess and then called their parents. The boys were apologetic and assured the deputies this would not happen again.
In 2023, the Sheriff’s Department will be focusing on unregistered/unpermitted vehicles and vehicles not in compliance with California Vehicle Codes.