Sheriff’s Log: June 2 to June 8, 2022

Avalon Sheriff's Station.

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

June 2
• Deputies on patrol observed a male adult riding a skateboard on the boardwalk. They conducted an enforcement stop and cited the male for the violation.

June 3
• Deputies responded to a suspicious person call on Whittley Avenue and Marilla Avenue. The caller stated a male adult was walking down the street yelling and screaming and carrying a cross-bow and hammer.
Deputies contacted the man and noticed symptoms of stimulant use. The deputies detained the man and conducted a narcotics investigation. Matthew Beach, 41, of Avalon, was arrested for allegedly being under the influence of a stimulant. He was transported and booked at Avalon Station.
• Deputies responded to the 200 block of Metropole Avenue regarding a disturbance call. The caller stated her friend was being mean and took her iPad. The deputies were able to locate both women and counsel them regarding their behavior. The iPad was safely returned to the owner.

June 4
• Deputies responded to the 100 block of Sumner Avenue regarding a disturbance between and boyfriend and girlfriend. The informant said a man and woman were arguing inside the night club and the man had assaulted the woman.
The deputies contacted the woman who stated her boyfriend grabbed her by the arm and dragged her across the floor.
The deputies conducted an investigation and arrested David Aspengren, 39, of San Jose, on suspicion of domestic violence. He was arrested and booked at Avalon Station.
• Deputies responded to a disturbance on the 100 block of Catalina Avenue. The caller stated a male adult was yelling at people and attempting to push them. Deputies responded and observed the shirtless man yelling at bystanders and employees at the liquor store.
Deputies immediately recognized the symptoms of a drunk person and detained the man.
Bryant Lopez, 33, of Avalon, was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public. He was booked at Avalon Sheriff’s Station.
• Deputies were patrolling the 200 block of Sumner Avenue at 12 a.m. They observed 2 women arguing and saw one woman fall to the ground.
The deputies contacted both of the women who stated they were mom and daughter.
The deputies immediately noticed the daughter was extremely intoxicated and belligerent.
The deputies conducted an investigation and arrested Alayna Weyandt, 21, of Plano, Texas, on suspicion of being drunk in public. She was booked at Avalon Sheriff’s Station.
• Deputies responded to the 100 block of Whittley Avenue regarding a man who could not locate his wife.
The deputies contacted the man who said his wife had been missing for 3 hours and was last seen at the Catalina Wine Mixer. As deputies arrived at the location the missing wife was located safe and sound.
• Deputies responded to the Mole regarding 2 females arguing at the location. The deputies contacted the women, counseled them regarding their behavior and showed them the line for their departing boat. They left Avalon without incident.

June 5
• Deputies responded to a disturbance call on the 100 block of Crescent Avenue at 3 a.m. The caller stated unknown people were banging on his hotel room door and windows. The deputies contacted the man who was a guest at the hotel and had lost his way. The lost man was shown to his room by hotel staff.
• Deputies responded to the 100 block of Whittley Avenue regarding a family disturbance. The deputies contacted the wife and advised her of restraining order procedures regarding marital problems with her spouse. There was no evidence of a crime at the location.

June 6
• Deputies responded to a loud music disturbance call on the 200 block of Descanso Avenue. The caller stated the neighbor was being loud. Deputies checked the location and the music had been turned off prior to their arrival. It was peaceful in the neighborhood.

June 7
• An elderly resident called Avalon Sheriff’s Station and asked if deputies could assist her with turning on her ceiling fan. The deputies gladly responded to her home and assisted her with her ceiling fan.
• Deputies responded to a family disturbance at the Tremont Apartments.
The caller stated a 17 year old family member was causing a disturbance and was out of control. The deputies contacted the family and determined no crime had occurred other than a child who did not listen to her parents. The deputies suggested family counseling.

June 8
• Deputies conducted foot patrol and traffic enforcement operations on Crescent Avenue and Pebbly Beach Road due to cruise ship passengers walking on the roadway.

Safety Notes
Avalon Sheriff’s Station has noticed an increase in the following Vehicle Code Violations and will begin issuing citations when observed.
• Underage / Unlicensed Drivers
• Talking Or Texting On Cell Phones While Driving
• Failure To Stop At Stop Signs
• Double And Fire Lane Parking

Sheriff’s Log: June 2 to June 8, 2022