Vol. 9, No. 19 – June 22 – July 5, 2016 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

6-1 10:45am, while on patrol in the fireboat, officers observed workers conducting major repairs on a motor vessel in A-dock Ventura Isle marina.  A verbal warning for the violations was issued and the crew picked up the debris from the work out of the water.

1:45pm, while on patrol in the vehicle, officers observed a couple walking their dog and not pick up after the animal.  A verbal warning was issued on the condition that the owners grab a pickup mitt and clean up after the dog.  

6-3 6:50am, received a report of large fuel sheen from various marinas throughout the harbor.  Officers search by land and sea but were unable to locate the source of the sheen.

2:10pm, received a report of fuel sheen from a tenant at VIM.  Officers responded and found a heavy sheen near D-dock VIM.  They found the source, a leaking fuel filter that was filling bilge of a vessel.  The owner had mitigated the issue, cleaned his bilge and was issued a verbal warning for the violation.

6:55pm, received a request for a tow from a disabled vessel near the break wall.  Officers responded and assisted the disabled vessel and towed it back to their slip in the timeshare docks.  

6-4 3:15pm, received a report of a disabled vessel outside the harbor in the surf line.  Officers responded and found the 24ft vessel with 2 persons onboard.  The vessel was taken en tow and safely delivered to Ventura West marina.

5:55pm, received a report of a sailboat on the rocks near the Ventura Yacht club.  Officers responded and found the vessel had self-rescued.

6-5 10:00am, received a dispatch to a medical at the marina mobile home park.  Officers responded and assisted City fire and AMR with a 73 year old male complaining of a stroke, he was transported to local hospital for evaluation.

7:25pm, received a report of a local transient trespassing on a boat.  Officers responded and assisted Ventura PD with the call.  The individual was arrested for trespassing and breaking/entering.

9:05pm, received a report of an ill person at Surfers Knoll parking lot.  The patient, a local female transient eventually refused medical attention.  

6-6 4:50pm, received a dispatch to a medical alarm in the marina mobile home park.  Officers responded and assisted a female who had fallen get up.

7:04pm, received a dispatch to an unknown medical at Surfers Knoll parking lot.  Officers responded and found a local female transient complaining of feeling ill.  Ventura PD officers eventually arrested the female for public intoxication after AMR medics determined there were no medical issues.

6-7 7:08am, received a report of a deceased whale on the riprap near Marina Park.  Officers responded and eventually later in the day the whale was towed by Vessel Assist many miles outside the islands.

 

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