Editor’s note: The following is the Avalon Sheriff’s Station significant incidents report for the week of June 10 to June 16, 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 regarding seven to eight males and females smoking marijuana, loitering and breaking bottles on Sumner Avenue and Tremont Street “Tremont apartment complex.”
The disturbing individuals were gone prior to the deputies’ arrival.
• Deputies assisted with the Avalon High School graduation parade throughout the city of Avalon. The men and women of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department would like to congratulate the graduating senior class of 2020.
• Deputies received complaints that a bar was open on Catalina Avenue in violation of the LA County Health Department Order, and a restaurant on Crescent Avenue was packed full of people also in violation of the order.
Deputies contacted the two businesses and they are both now in compliance with the order.
• Deputies, Avalon Baywatch and the Fire Departments responded to the Avalon Yacht Club regarding a man that fell into the water and was under the dock.
A bystander was able to pull the man from the water.
The man was airlifted to a hospital on the mainland in stable condition.
• Deputies are conducting an investigation where a female was inside Vons and refused to wear a face mask after an employee and customers asked her to. As she left the store, she yelled profanities. The investigation is ongoing.
• Two Harbors Deputies and Isthmus Baywatch responded to a person not breathing on a boat at 4th of July Cove. A 64 year old male from Venice, California, had died of apparent natural causes.
• Avalon Harbor Patrol reported they saw a small group of males by the Casino.
The males broke several beer bottles and ran off. Deputies responded and checked the area for the males. The deputies were unable to locate them.
• Deputies responded to Vons because someone was not wearing a face mask.
Deputies contacted the man and he agreed to wear the mask he had with him.
Please remember to wear your face mask when you are around others that are not your family members, and when you are in a businesses.
Please help us keep our community safe.