Sheriff’s Log: Nov. 4 to Nov. 10, 2020

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Editor’s note: The fol­low­ing is the Avalon Sheriff’s Sta­tion significant incidents report for the week of Nov. 4 to Nov. 10, 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.

November 4

• Deputies stopped an Avalon motorist for failing to stop at a stop sign on Sumner Avenue at Beacon Street. Deputies arrested Marcos Chavoya, 22, of Avalon, on suspicion of driving without a driver’s license, and possessing an open alcoholic beverage in a vehicle.

November 5

• Deputies responded to the 200 block of Clarissa Avenue regarding someone trying to break into a residence. Deputies contacted the suspicious person who had been drinking and was at the wrong unit. Deputies took him to his unit. No crimes had occurred.

November 6

• Deputies and the Fire Departments responded to the 300 block of Triana Road regarding an elderly man and woman having medical issues.

Both of them were transported to the hospital and flown off the island for medical and psychiatric care.

November 7

• Deputies responded to Cabrillo Drive regarding a father that was worried about his daughter because she did not return his text messages. Deputies learned there was a child custody issue taking place and the daughter was fine.

November 8

• Deputies responded to Bird Park regarding a 17-year-old Avalon resident possibly under the influence of illegal narcotics. Deputies contacted family members, but the 17-year-old had left the residence prior to the deputies’ arrival.

November 9

• Deputies stopped a motorist in the 100 block of Crescent Avenue for possessing an open alcoholic container in a vehicle. The motorist, Jesus Cortez, 42, of Lennox, an unincorporated area of Los Angeles resident, was arrested for suspicion of driving with a suspended license, driving with an opened alcoholic beverage, and a $1,000 arrest warrant.

November 10

• Deputies responded to the 500 block of Crescent Avenue regarding a customer not wearing a mask and refusing to put one on. Upon the deputies’ arrival, the customer claimed he was discriminated against because of his religious beliefs. The customer willingly left the business.

Safety Note

With the rainy season starting, please remember to drive slowly due to the roads being slippery. Please wear a face covering when around others. Help us keep our community open and safe.