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Sheriff's Log A couple reports th e theft of wedding rings from ship The following is the Avalon Sheriff's Station significant inci- dents report for the week of July 8 to July 15. "It is important to note that no assump- tion of criminal guilt or affiliation should be drawn from the con- tent of the information provided in this report. Many people who .get arrested do not get con- victed or even charged with crimes for which they have been arrested," said Capt. Doug Fetteroll, commander of the Station. Capt. Doug Fetteroll Station commander July 8 Maria Perez, F/23, a resident of Avalon, was arrested for steal- ing a golf cart from the 200 block of Sumner Avenue. The golf cart was recovered and returned to its grateful owner. July 10 No significant incidents. July 9 Kirk Williams, M/52, a resi- dent of Avalon, was arrested on suspicion of burglary and defraud- ing an innkeeper. Jose Tovar, M/21, a resident of Avalon, was placed under private persons arrest for battery. July 11 Two female adult residents of Avalon were involved in an alter- cation in the parking lot of 130 Clarissa Court, result- ing in minor injuries to both women. Neither party was desirous of prosecution. An Avalon resi- dent reported a trespass to her property in the 300 block of Sumner Avenue. An Avalon resident was rear-ended near the intersection of Beacon Street and Clemente Avenue. The resident received minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital. An Avalon resident reported being the victim of theft by fraud. The resident accepted an offer to purchase a gift card. He then pro- vided information electronically from the gift card to an unknown person who promised he could invest the money and guaranteed a return of ten times the investment. The victim lost $500.00. Two residents of San Diego, who were staying on a cruise ship in Avalon Harbor, reported their wedding rings were stolen from their room. July 12 Juan Bustamante, M/34, a resi- dent of Irvine, was arrested for drunk driving after being involved in a single-vehicle golf cart acci- dent in the 100 block of Marilla Avenue. Efrain Palacios, M/34, a resi- dent of Long Beach, was arrest- ed for drunk driving after being involved in a hit and run acci- dent in the 200 block of Sumner Avenue. An Avalon resident reported being the victim of a hit and run near the intersection of Beacon Street and Sumner Avenue. The incident resulted in property dam- age only. July 13 An Avalon resident reported his wife as missing after not hear- ing from her for several days. No foul play is suspected. July 14 No significant incidents. July 15 An Avalon resident reported a set of keys were stolen from his golf cart while it was parked on Avalon Terrace. Colleen Villegas, F/25, a resi- dent of Inglewood, was arrested for drunk in public. Golf carts One golf cart was reported sto- len this week. It was recovered the next morn- ing by Denny Honsey who learned it was not stolen, but accidentally taken by a vacationer who believed it was his golf cart. Library art workshops continue STAFF REPORT- professionally in design, book Youths entering grades 4 and up may participate in free art work- shops led by Porschia Denning. The workshops will include drawing, acrylic and watercolor painting, and sculpture tech- niques. The stand-alone workshops will be held 10 a.m,-noon on Saturday, July 26 and Aug. 6. Participants may attend one or all four free of charge. Contact the Avalon Library in advance to reserve a spot. Porschia Denning was raised in a U.S. Coast Guard family and has a classical education in painting and drawing. Denning has worked illustration, sculpture, and fine art for more than 15 years. To see her Visual Art Portfolio, visit online at islandartgid.devian- tart.com. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Avalon Library. Members support the library by holding fundraising events such as book sales and helping recruit volunteers. The library is located at 215 Sumner Ave. To learn more about what's happening at the library, call 310- 510-1050 or check the library's website at colapublib.org. To join the Friends of the Avalon Library, contact Burney Ramming at 310-422-1406. You're in