Vol. 10, No. 3 – Nov 8 – Nov 21, 2017 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

10-23

10:25am, while on patrol in the vehicle, officers observed increasing swell/dangerous rip currents and contacted State Parks to inquire about mutual coverage of Harbor Cove/South Beach and Santa Clara Rivermouth.

10-24

12:01pm, received a report of a disabled vessel on the riprap near the launch ramp. Officers responded, towed the vessel to the ramp and secured it.

10-25

1:42pm, received dispatch to a water rescue at the Ventura River Mouth. Officers responded in the fireboat and assisted Ventura Fire and State Parks with the call. It was determined to be a false alarm.

10-26

3:20pm, received a request for a tow from a disabled sailboat safely secured to a dock in the keys. Officers responded and towed the vessel to its slip in VIM.

10-27

8:57am, received a dispatch to a fall patient at 1900 Spinnaker Drive. Officers responded and assisted VFD/AMR with a female who fainted, then injured her hip in the fall. The patient was transported to local hospital for evaluation.

11:55pm, while on patrol in the vehicle, officers observed a red parachute flare over the South Basin of the harbor. After a brief investigation, it was determined no emergency existed, just an “accidental” launch of a WWII flare. Warnings were issued for the unapproved testing of the safety device.

10-28

12:50pm, received a dispatch to a 6 car traffic accident at Harbor/Schooner. Officers responded and assisted Ventura FD/PD, AMR, and CHP with the call. One person was transported to local hospital for evaluation of neck injury.

10:28pm, received a dispatch to an assault at 1500 Spinnaker Drive. Officers responded and assisted Ventura FD/PD, AMR with the call. No injuries were sustained by the parties involved in the fight.

10-29

12:55am, monitored PD responding to a large fight at 1500 Spinnaker parking lots. Officers staged and monitored multiple PD units dealing with a crowd of approximately 300 people attending a Halloween costume party. No injuries or arrests were reported or observed in the call.

5:10pm, conducting several safety inspections of small vessels engaged in fishing around the breakwall. Also advising of the dangerous conditions due to the very large surf.

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