Editor’s note: The following is the Avalon Sheriff’s Station significant incidents report for the week of Nov. 25 to Dec. 1, 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 responded to the 800 block of Country Club Drive regarding a man causing a disturbance by arguing with employees about the food that was being served. Deputies searched for the disturbing party, but he left the area prior to their arrival.
• Happy Thanksgiving
• Deputies responded to the 300 block of Sumner Avenue regarding an alleged domestic violence incident. Deputies determined the two individuals were arguing only and no crimes had been committed.
• Deputies responded back to the same residence (the next day) in the 300 block of Sumner Avenue regarding another alleged domestic violence incident. The victim reported the Avalon woman had bitten him on the leg during an argument. Deputies arrested Stacy Lewis, 59, Avalon on suspicion of domestic violence assault.
• Deputies discovered an injured sea bird that had a hook and fishing line in his mouth/bill. Deputies were able to remove the fishing line and hook. Jon Council from Marine Animal Rescue took possession of the bird to ensure it did not have any other injures.
• A victim reported that someone scratched several lines into the windshield of his golf cart which was parked on Tremont Street. The investigation is ongoing.
• A victim reported she left her cellphone, driver’s license, and credit cards in a golf cart at the Botanical Gardens. When she returned to the golf cart, the items were missing. The credit cards had been illegally used in several Avalon stores. The investigation is ongoing.
• Deputies responded to the 600 block of Crescent Avenue regarding a 3-year-old found wandering around alone. Deputies searched for her parents and were able to reunite them.
• Deputies responded to 1 Cabrillo Mole regarding a vandalism call. It was reported that someone spray painted the word “Lies” and crossed out the wording “masks are required” on the COVID 19 signs from the Cabrillo Mole to Metropole Avenue and Crescent Avenue. The investigation is ongoing.
• Deputies received a call from a father who was concerned that his 17-year-old daughter was receiving telephone calls from an adult man who she did not know. The calls had stopped but he still wanted to report the incident. No crimes had been committed.
With the holiday season approaching us, many of us will be using credit cards online to purchase gifts. Only use your credit cards when on legitimate secure websites. Do not provide your credit card number to anyone unless you know it is a legitimate “safe” company.