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Editor's note: The following is the Avalon Sheriff's Station significant incidents report for the week of July 19 to July 25. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Many people whoare arrested do not get pros- ecuted in the first place and many who are prosecuted do not get convicted. July 19 Deputies received a call in the 120 block of Marilla Avenue of a domestic violence incident. The deputies determined the couple were only arguing and did not violate any laws. July 20 A victim came into the Avalon Sheriff's Station and reported the battery to his three wheeled wheelchair had been stolen. The wheelchair had been sitting near the 330 block of Descanso Avenue when the theft occurred. July 21 Deputies received a call of two dogs running loose in the 330 block of Sumner Avenue. Deputies have received previous calls regarding the same two dogs running loose. The owner of the dogs was issued a citation for not having their dogs on a leash. July 22 A 17-year-old male was driv- ing a vehicle without headlights. The deputy stopped the male to warn him about the dangers With Capt. John Hocking of not hav- ing head- lights, when the deputy learned the male was an unlicensed driver. The male was issued a citation. Capt. John Hocking July 23 Station commander The Catalina Island Search and Rescue Team along with the fire departments responded to Hermit Gulch Trail at Divide Road regarding a 14-year-old female hiker that was injured. The hiker was safely removed from the trail and transported to the hospital with minor injuries. July 24 Deputies and the fire depart- ments respond to the E1 Galleon Restaurant regarding a fire. When they arrived, they learned that one person had suffered a burn to his right hand after a small electrical fire occurred. The male was transported to the hospital with non-life-threaten- ing issues. July 25 Nothing report. significant to Safety Note: Seatbelts are required to be worn while riding in a golf cart. Children under the age of 8-years-old must be secured in a car seat or booster seat (California Vehicle Code 27363). survey says ethanol repairs increasing FOR THE ISLANDER A new survey by Boating Industry magazine says those in the boating industry that man- ufacture, sell, repair and store recreational vessels are seeing a growing number of problems caused by ethanol-related fuels. The reader survey results, which appear in the magazine's July 2017 issue, report that 92 per- cent of survey respondents said "they have seen damage...caused by ethanol...and more business for the service department." The most recent results are up from 87 percent from a similar survey last year. Signed into law in 2005, the Renewable Fuel Standard requires an increasing amount of biofuels, such as corn ethanol, to be blend- ed into the gasoline supply. The Holiday Inn Resort is home to Avalon's ] es* hidden dining gem BISTRO Casual Dining Culinary Flair Come for dae ecds and s ay for a mystery! A::cl:;eS newes ramify'friendly room game challenge At the Holiday Inn Resort 888 Country Clul0 Drive 310.510.FOOD (3663) Shared or Private Rooms 60 minutes ~ 4-8 people 310.510.8575 THE CATALINA ISLANDER Friday, July 28, 201-/17