Editor’s note: The following is the Avalon Sheriff’s Station significant incidents report for the week of May 13, to May 19, 2021. 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 were contacted at Avalon Sheriff’s Station regarding a vandalism report call for service. The victim stated their vehicle was parked in the 300 block of Sumner Avenue and unknown suspects threw eggs at his vehicle. The eggs caused the vehicle’s paint to crack. A crime report was written.
• Deputies responded to a disturbance call in the 300 block of Tremont Street. The caller stated her 10 year old daughter would not wake up and go to school. Deputies contacted the daughter and she agreed to go to school.
Deputies responded to 306 Crescent Ave., regarding a suspicious person call. The caller stated a male was underneath the Blue Water Grill.. Deputies conducted an investigation and discovered the suspect was in possession of a deadly weapon (dirk/dagger). Jesus Meison, Date of birth Jan. 1, 1999, of Avalon was arrested on suspicion of carrying a concealed dirk or dagger and was booked at Avalon Sheriff’s Station.
• Deputies responded to 1 Cabrillo Mole regarding a disturbance call. The caller stated a couple was causing a disturbance on the boat and were refusing to exit the boat. The disturbing parties were contacted and left the boat without incident.
• Deputies received a disturbance call at 888 Country Club Drive, Holiday Inn. The informant on the call stated there was drunk people in the lobby. Upon arrival the deputies contacted the disturbing parties who were cooperative and left the location.
• Deputies responded to Hotel Macrae regarding a disturbance involving a boyfriend and girlfriend. The caller stated the male was pushing his girlfriend. Upon arrival deputies conducted an investigation and arrested Nathaniel Garcia, DOB May 15, 1983, of Rancho Cucamonga on suspicion of domestic violence. The suspect was transported and booked at Avalon Sheriff’s Station.
• Deputies received a disturbance call of 10 juveniles playing basketball at 1 Cabrillo Mole. The caller stated the juvies jumped the fence and are now playing basketball. Deputies advised the disturbing parties they were not allowed to play basketball under the Covid regulations were lifted.
• Deputies responded to 111 Sumner Ave., Chi Club regarding a male unconscious in front of the location. During their investigation deputies determined the male was the victim of an assault. Deputies located the suspect and placed him under arrest for alleged assault with a deadly weapon (hands/fist/feet). The suspect was transported and booked at Avalon Sheriff’s Station.
• Deputies responded to a possible intoxicated person call on the 300 block of Crescent Avenue. A suspect was observed lying flat on her back on the beach and appeared to be sleeping. Deputies arrested Leah Hutton, DOB Feb. 8, 1991, of Los Alamitos, on suspicion of drunk in public and booked at Avalon Sheriff’s Station.
• Deputies responded to the 400 block of Crescent Avenue regarding a drunk male in front of the location urinating in the bushes. Deputies responded and contacted the disturbing party.
The deputies recognized the suspect as an inmate that was released from jail on a bond from an earlier domestic violence charge. The suspect was taken to Avalon Sheriff’s Station where Nathaniel Garcia, DOB May 15, 1983, Rancho Cucamonga, was booked on suspicion of public intoxication.
• Deputies responded to 108 Catalina Avenue, “Marlin Club” regarding a business disturbance call. The caller stated a male adult was becoming verbally aggressive with customers. The disturbing party left the location prior to the deputies arriving.
• Deputies responded to 1 Cabrillo Mole, “Catalina Express” regarding a group of drunk adults causing a disturbance on the boat. Deputies boarded the boat and contacted the disturbing parties who left the boat without incident.
• Deputies received a disturbance call at 100 Falls Canyon Road, Catalina Island Medical Center regarding a male arguing with staff. Deputies contacted a male adult who was yelling because his hernia was hurting him.
• Deputies and the fire departments responded to 306 Crescent Avenue “Blue Water Grill” regarding a medical rescue call. A male adult 24 years old was stung by a jelly fish on his leg. The male was treated at the scene by paramedics.
County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health Order of the Health Officer.
Protocol for Bars: Appendix Y-1 Effective: 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, May 6, 2021
Bars may reopen for indoor service. Indoor occupancy is 25% of maximum occupancy or 100 people, whichever is fewer, with modifications.
Televisions may be turned on in both indoor and outdoor seating areas.
Live entertainment is allowed outdoors only. Indoor live entertainment is not permitted.