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Pa~e 6 The CATALINA ISLANDER Friday, July 24, 1998 I I i Reservations Required 949/673-8340 CATALINA PASSENGER SERVICE, INC. I Service Luxury "The Newport Boat" Senior Rates Packages Available Daily Service Saturday, June 27, 8:26 p.m.: A 29-year-old Laguna Beach man was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. A deputy responded to a traffic collision call and when he arrived at the scene, he discovered a golt" cart, which had been driven into a fence. While the suspect was being questioned about the golf cart accident, the deputy noticed the smell of alcohol on the sus- pect's breath and the suspect's bloodshot eyes. The deputy con- ducted a field sobriety test and a breath test. The suspect was then arrested and taken to the station. Saturday, July 4, 8:45 p.m.: An 18-year-old Monrovia man was charged for disorderly conduct. A deputy on foot patrol observed the suspect sleeping on a bench in the Sumner Mall area. He also observed that a person had emp- tied the contents of his stomach on the newly laid bricks. As the Monday, July 13, 11:25 a.m.: Lifeguard paramedics and Rescue 4 responded to Sumner Street, where a 64-year-old Providence woman was having a diabetic emergency. The patient was assessed and given oxygen and glucose medications to increase her blood sugar level. She became alert and oriented before being transported to Avalon Hospital for further care. "Where the bar meets the laay." deputy attempted to wake the man he noticed an odor of alc ohol. After talking to the suspect the deputy learned that the man had no place to stay. He also noticed the man's poor balance bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. The deputy determined that the sus- pect was under the influence of alcohol. He was then arrested and transtx)rted to Avalon station. 9:45 p.m.: A 35-year-old Bur- bank man was arrested for disor- derly conduct and for being drunk in public. The suspect was observed by a deputy sitting, slumped over, on a Crescent Avenue bench. The man was reportedly yelling in slurred speech at passing pedestrians. While talking to the suspect, the deputy noticed a strong odor of alcohol as well as the man's bloodshot eyes. Based on his observations and the suspect's statement that he had had too much to drink, the deputy arrested the man and took him to the sher- iff's station. Thursday, July 16, 10:05 a.m.: A 28-year-old Long Beach man was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled sub- stance. The suspect was wimcsscd by a deputy while driving on Mar- ilia. The deputy had knowledge of the suspect's suspended license and went to ask the man if it had been reinstated. While talking to the man, the deputy noticed the dilated pupils of both the suspect and his passenger. He also observed the suspect's reportedly rapid speech and nervous manner. The deputy Conducted an under the influence of a controlled sub- stance investigation. The man was then arrested for driving on a sus- pended license and for being under the influence of a controlled substance and was transported to the station. 12:52 p.m.: Rescue 4 and life- guard paramedics responded to the street adjacent to the Hermit Gulch campground, where a 35- year-old Tehachapi woman had a bicycle accident. The patient received numerous abrasions and lacerations to her face and arms after going over the handlebars on the bike she was riding. Fortu- nately the patient was wearing a bike helmet, which probably pre- vented more serious injuries from occurring. She was transported to Avalon hospital for x-rays and further care. Thursday, July 16, 8:24 p.m.: Baywatch and Rescue 4 respond- ed to a bicycle accident on Avalon Canyon Road. Upon arrival a 23- year-old woman had fallen over the handlebars of her bike and sustained facial and head injuries. She was immobilized on a back board, bandaged and taken to the hospital for further treatment. Friday, July 17, 3:01 p.m.: Ava- lon Harbor Department and paramedics responded to the Casi- no Dive Park for a 20-year-old man who had dislocated his Saturday & Sunday The Famous Gilroy Brothers call C BAY OF TH E IN PARADISE & fries Wednesday Nights w/drink purchase 5- 8 pm from "98 Blues Festival Friday Rodger Connelly 3 to6pm LIVE MUSIC Thursday JAMES MOODY 7-11 pm Friday & Saturday JiM FORD & the Escape full bar. Come enjoy your favorite cocktail by the bay. FINALLY We now have a shoulder trying to get out of the Wednesday, July 15, 10:58 p.m.: water. His arm was placed in a Lifeguard paramedics and Rescue sling, He was assessed and taken 4 responded to a private residence to Avalon Hospital for x-rays and for a 30-year-old man having a further evaluation. seizure. Further evaluation revealed the patient wasn't having Saturday, July 18, 10:50 p.m.: a seizure but was experiencing Baywatch Avalon and Rescue 4 extreme hip pain. He was taken to received a call from the sheriff's the hospital for further treatment, station that there was a 24-year- old man with a head injury on Crescent Avenue. The patient had been drinking and didn't know how he sustained the deep lacera- tion to his forehead. He was ban- daged and taken to the hospital for stitches.