Vol. 10, No. 8 – January 18 – January 31, 2017 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

12-26 12:27pm, received a report of a sick person aboard an Island Packers vessel returning from the Islands.  The vessel arrived at the district longdock with a 23 year old male complaining of sea sickness.  He eventually felt better and refused transport to hospital.

5:29pm, received a dispatch to a drug overdose near Ventura Harbor village.  Officers responded and assisted Ventura fire and PD with the patient who was transported to local hospital.     

12-27 2:26pm, received a report of a fall victim near Harbor and Schooner intersection from a passerby.  Officers notified dispatch and responded with Ventura fire.  The individual was a local transient female who fell off the curb but refused medical attention.      
12-28 11:23am, received a report of a boating accident at Ventura Isle marina.  Officers responded and discover a small sailboat that collided with a moored sailing vessel.  The incident is under investigation.

10:20pm, received a dispatch to a fall victim at the Holiday Inn Express.  Officers responded and assisted Ventura fire and AMR with a 74 year old female who fell.  She was picked up and refused further medical care.

11:40pm, received a report of a vessel in distress outside the harbor.  The captain is advising he was hit by a breaking wave a few miles West of the harbor.  After an extended search, officers found the vessel close to the shore near the pier.  The captain refused a tow but was escorted back to the Harbor.  It was determined that the vessel was closer to the shore than the captain thought and took a wave over the port side.  Minor injuries were sustained by one of the passengers and a small inflatable was lost in the incident.  Due to East winds and darkness the brief search for the lost boat was suspended.           

12-29 11:56am, received a report of a vessel having trouble returning to the harbor due to the East wind.  Officers responded and took the vessel en tow back into the Harbor and released near the patrol dock without incident.

2:16pm, received a report of an inflatable adrift a few miles West of the Harbor.  Officers responded and found the small boat, towed it back to the Harbor.  It was determined to belong to the captain of the distressed sailboat call from last night.      

12-30 4:30pm, U.S. coast guard reporting they are escorting a Fishing trawler back to the harbor taking on water and with pollution issues in the bilge.  Eventually the trawler was hauled-out and the petroleum was removed by environmental service.  
12-31 9:05am, received a dispatch to a medical at the Holiday Inn express.  Officers responded and assisted a 35 year old male complaining of a severely swollen ankle.  The male was transported to local hospital for further evaluation.

 

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