Sheriff’s Log: March 2 to March 8, 2023

Avalon Sheriff's Station.

Editor’s note: The following is the Avalon’s Sheriff’s Stations significant incidents report for the period of March 2 to March 8, 2023.

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.

March 2

• Deputies responded to the 200 block of Whittley Avenue regarding a suspicious person.

The caller stated a male was sleeping inside a parked vehicle.

The deputies contacted the man and woke him from his slumber.

The man told the deputies he was tired from a long, hard day of work and fell asleep inside his car. The man left his vehicle legally parked and went home to get a good night’s rest.

March 3

• Deputies were contacted at the Sheriff’s Station by a man who stated a known suspect had ruined his painting.

The man said he had created a piece of art work in which he spent 40 hours painting.

He left the painting in his residence and saw a social media post that included his art work.

The art appeared to have been painted over and vandalized. The case is under investigation by Detective Meyers.

• Deputies observed a vehicle parked on Sumner Avenue blocking the sidewalk.

They issued a citation for the above violation.

March 4

• Three men entered the Sheriff’s Station lobby arguing with each other. One of the men was bleeding from his nose.

The deputies contacted all three men to determine what had occurred.

The men said they were upset with each other and got into a scuffle.

The men settled their differences in the presence of the deputies and were not desirous of any police action.

They all left peacefully.

March 5

• Deputies received a call from the concerned friend of a woman.

The friend stated she had not heard from the woman who said she was feeling ill.

The deputies drove to the woman’s residence and conducted a welfare check.

The woman said she was feeling fine and would return her friend’s telephone call.

March 6

• Deputies met the fire chief at the “Cross” regarding a person camping in the hillside. The illegal camper was contacted and immediately removed his tent and left the location.

March 7

• Deputies conducted numerous foot patrols on Crescent Avenue due to a large number of cruise ship visitors.

They issued numerous warnings for alcohol use, marijuana use and pedestrians walking on the roadway.