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By Tom Ferrall
Staff Writer 

Avocado Festival is 'most excellent event'


Last updated 4/27/2018 at 11:34am

Shane Gibson photos

David Vigliotti enjoys his sample of Holy Guaca-Moly during the Fallbrook Avocado Festival, April 15.

When approximately 100,000 people show up for an event, law enforcement is ready for anything. The Avocado Festival in downtown Fallbrook has traditionally been a safe and fun family event and this year's edition followed the script, according to detective sergeant Patrick Yates of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

"It was a most excellent event," said Yates of the April 15 Avocado Festival. "We had very few problems."

Yates works out of the Fallbrook Sheriff's substation and was patrolling his seventh Avocado Festival.

"We had one missing kid and (the kid) was only missing for th...

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