Editor’s note: The following is the Avalon Sheriff’s Station significant incidents report for the week of June 24 to June 30.
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 of two men that were possibly armed with handguns at Vons. Deputies contacted the two men and they turned out to be armed security officers for U.S. Bank. They had all of their credentials.
• Deputies received a call of a possible domestic violence incident occurring at Hermit Gulch campground. Deputies contacted the boyfriend and girlfriend and learned they had only been involved in an argument.
• Deputies were called to 1 Cabrillo Mole due to a passenger taking off his face covering and not willing to put it back on while on a Catalina Express boat to Avalon. The man understood the importance of complying with the LA County Health Department’s Order.
• Deputies responded to the Descanso Beach Club regarding a tour bus that collided into a parked golf cart. There were no injuries and the damage was minor.
• Deputies responded to the 200 block of Metropole Avenue regarding a broken window at a business. Deputies are conducting a criminal investigation.
• Deputies arrested Kaela Figgeroa from Buena Park for allegations of domestic violence after deputies were called to the 100 block of Metropole Avenue.
• Deputies were called to the 400 block of Crescent Avenue regarding a family disturbance. Deputies learned a father and son were involved in an argument over a vape pen. No crimes were violated.
• Deputies responded to the 300 block of Catalina Avenue regarding someone who stole items from his vehicle.
The investigation is ongoing.
Beaches in Los Angeles County, including beaches on Catalina Island will be closed from July 3 through July 5, to prevent overcrowding; all recreational activities are prohibited. Firework displays are also prohibited this weekend.
Please wear a face covering when in or likely to be in contact with others, and in all businesses.
Please help us keep our community healthy.
Capt. John Hocking is commander of the Avalon Sheriff’s Station.