Sheriff’s Log: published Sept. 17, 2020

Avalon Sheriff's Station.

Editor’s note: The fol­low­ing is the Avalon Sheriff’s Sta­tion significant incidents report for the week of Sept. 9 to Sept. 15, 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.

September 9

• Deputies were called to a disturbance at 1 Cabrillo Mole. Deputies arrested Yonas Adhana 47, Providence, Rhode Island on suspicion of assault. As the deckhands were lifting the walkway so the boat could depart Avalon Harbor, the man jumped on the boat and charged at the boat captain causing him to fall to the deck while his wife and young child watched from the dock. The man was arrested for assaulting the boat captain.

September 10

• Deputies responded to the 200 block of Bird Park regarding a family disturbance. Deputies learned an 18-year-old son had assaulted his father and left the residence. The father was not seriously injured. The investigation is ongoing.

September 11

• Deputies responded to the 300 block of Whittley Avenue regarding an assault. Deputies contacted the victim who reported someone he knows assaulted him and ran off. The investigation is ongoing.

• Deputies received a call to respond to the Green Pier to assist the U.S. Coast Guard. Deputies learned four boaters were on two small catamarans when they capsized. As we reported to the City Council, first one boat capsized with two individuals aboard. Those two and their property were put aboard the other boat and that vessel capsized. The Coast Guard pulled the four men from the ocean. One of the men, Ryan Robinson Den Bok 33, of Topanga, California, was arrested for suspicion of possessing a loaded handgun and cocaine. The quantity of cocaine was small for personal use.

September 12

• Deputies responded to the Descanso Beach Club regarding a group of patrons arguing with other beach goers. When deputies contacted the disturbing parties, they were still disrespectful by giving the deputies one finger hand gestures and yelling at the deputies. The deputies escorted the group out of the Descanso Beach Club.

September 13

• Avalon Station deputies received a police report from the Huntington Beach Police Department indicating a victim had his 10 foot inflatable dingy tied to his sailboat at Cherry Cove. When he woke in the morning, the dingy was missing. The dingy had a 9 horse power motor on it.

• A motorist was driving a rental golf cart recklessly on Avalon Canyon Road at Falls Canyon Road. Deputies stopped the motorist and issued her a ticket for failing to stop at a stop sign. Please obey the rules of the road when driving in Avalon.

September 14

• Deputies were contacted by a victim who reported his power pressure washer, Mi-T-M, Model 2504 was stolen from the alley behind the 400 block of Crescent Avenue. If anyone knows the whereabouts of the pressure washer, please call the Avalon Sheriff’s Station.

September 15

• Deputies contacted two juveniles in the 100 block of Sumner Avenue regarding a curfew violation at approximately 3 a.m. Both juveniles were detained and released to their parents.

Safety Note

It is illegal to drink alcoholic beverages while walking around Avalon. You are allowed to drink alcoholic beverages at the restaurant tables. Avalon Municipal Code 5-12.02.

Sheriff’s Log: published Sept. 17, 2020