Vol. 10, No. 12 – March 15 – March 28, 2017 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

 

02/18/17

2:14pm, while on patrol officers discovered a stalled vehicle on Navigator Drive with two persons trapped inside. The vehicle was eventually pushed out of the flooded street, both persons rescued and no injuries were reported.

11:55pm, officers observed 3.6 inches of rain in the last 24 hours. Also, the Santa Clara river is flowing dramatically, depositing debris along the beach.

02/18/17 1:05pm received a dispatch to a water rescue at the Ventura Pier. Officers responded, but it was determined to be floating log from the storm.

3:12pm received a report of a 50ft motor vessel listing heavily. Officers responded to VIM and assisted maintenance and dewatered the vessel.

3:52pm received a dispatch to a water rescue at the Ventura Pier. Officers responded with Ventura fire and State Parks lifeguards. The kite surfer made it safely back to shore.

02/21/17 6:55pm received a report of a 46ft sailboat lost in the fog. Officers responded and assisted U.S. coast guard search for the vessel. The inexperienced captain is unable to use his navigation equipment. After searching for hour, the vessel was located a mile offshore of the Mandalay beach power station. After escorting the vessel to their slip, officers conducted a safety inspection and found numerous deficiencies.
02/22/17 2:40pm, received a dispatch to a water rescue at the pier, kite surfer in distress from FCC. Officers responded and assisted State parks lifeguards with the call. The victim was safely returned to the beach.
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