Harbor Patrol Blotter

Vol. 14, No. 04 – Nov 18 – Dec 1, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Thursday 10-29 6:45am, dispatched to a fire near Riverhaven. Officers assisted VFD with extinguishing the small warming fire. PD was questioning two persons nearby. Friday 10-30 4:46pm, received a request to contact two dog owners with their dogs off leash near Surfers Knoll. Officers responded, found the pair as reported. Both were reminded of the […] Read More »

Vol. 14, No. 03 – Nov 4 – Nov 17, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Monday 10-12 8:45am, patrol officers briefing with Ventura City and County firefighters going through USLA lifeguard training at the Port District. Ventura Harbor Patrol Officers are trained as USLA rescue swimmers also & assisted with training. Wed 10-14 7:15pm, while on patrol in Rescue B-17, officers contacted several vessels in violation of local ordinance and […] Read More »

Vol. 14, No. 02 – Oct 21 – Nov 3, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Tuesday 9-29 2:10am, received a report of a break-in at Margarita Villa. Officers responded and investigated. Female transient wanted a drink but MV closed. PD arrested. Thursday 10-1 1:35am, dispatched to a person bleeding at 4points Sheraton. Officers responded with AMR and VFD to assist the patient who was transported. Friday 10-2 12:00pm, dispatched to […] Read More »

Vol. 14, No. 01 – Oct 7 – Oct 20, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Monday 9-14 4:11pm, received report of a kite surfer in distress near the Ventura Pier. Officers responded in the fireboat and found the kite surfer being towed back to shore by a good Samaritan surfer. Stood by until the kiter was safely on beach. Wednes 9-16 5:45pm, received report of a vehicle driving over the […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 26 – Sept 23 – Oct 6, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

  Wed 9-2 6:35am, harbormaster and officers who responded to the Conception boat fire responding in the Fireboat to pay respect to the victims and their family members of the tragedy at a memorial at Platts Harbor Santa Cruz island. Friday 9-4 7:45pm, monitoring US coast guard/TowBoat US attempting to contact a vessel near Ormond […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 24 – Aug 26 – Sept 8, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Tuesday 8-4 1:33pm, officers assisting with the installation of the new Pay and Display machine at the launch ramp. Boaters can now use credit or debit cards. Wednes 8-5 4:02am, received a complaint about the dredge horn sounding. Officers assured the complainer that the dredge was not operating but that the #2 navigation buoy has […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 23 – Aug 12 – Aug 25, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Monday 7-20 1:55pm, received a report of a stingray strike at Harbor Cove from State Parks. Officers responded with Hot water to treat the injury. Patient released on site. Tuesday 7-21 11:35pm, monitoring a 7.8 earthquake off the Aleutian Islands in Alaska. After a brief investigation, Pacific tsunami center determined no threat to West Coast. […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 22 – July 29 – Aug 11, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Tuesday 7-7 4:15pm, dispatched to a medical, stingray strike at Harbor Cove. Officers responded with hot water to treat injury. The patient was released at the scene. Thursday 7-9 2:15pm, dispatched to a water rescue, 4 body boarders in a rip current near the South Jetty. Officers responded in Rescue B-19 and pulled the 4 […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 21 – July 15 – July 28, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Wed. 6-24 5:03pm, dispatched to a stingray strike at Harbor Cove beach. Officers responded with hot water to assist the patient. Thursday 6-25 3:30pm, received a report of a disabled fishing vessel in the main channel of the Harbor. Officers responded, took the vessel en tow to VHV Fuel dock. Friday 6-26 10:08pm, received report […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 20 – July 1 – July 14, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Wed 6-10 1:03pm, while on patrol in the vehicle, officers observed very large crowd at Harbor Beaches. Officers assisted State Parks with safety contacts and even performed two water rescues south of Surfers Knoll area. Thursday 6-11 1:10pm, a heavy fog bank rolled in, so officers were fielding calls for assistance returning to the harbor. […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 18 – June 3 – June 16, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Tuesday 5-12 5:05pm, received a report of an intoxicated transient on L-dock VIM. Officers responded and found the individual fleeing the area with a bottle of whiskey. He nearly got ran over crossing Harbor and disappeared into the riverbottom. 10:03pm, while on patrol receiving questions and observing people showing up in large numbers to go […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 17 – May 20 – June 2, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Tuesday 4-28 10:15am, while on patrol in Fireboat 1, officers observed a thick fog bank move in. The fog signal was activated, and a vessel was escorted from the Ventura Pier back to the Ventura Harbor entrance. Thursday 4-30 8:18pm, received a report of a vessel in distress at the breakwall. Officers responded in Rescue […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 16 – May 6 – May 19, 2020 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

Sunday 4-12 10:20am, officers on patrol in vehicles were educating and issuing warnings for the beach closure. Many vehicles and persons were driving around the harbor. Monday 4-13 9:03pm, received a report of a domestic dispute on a vessel near VHV I-dock. Officers responded with Ventura PD to the incident. The situation was resolved peacefully […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 15 – Apr 22 – May 5, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Monday 4-6 9:20am, received a report of a vessel discharging diesel from it bilge pump. Officers responded and discovered a sheen in the area around the vessel at VWM D-dock. The owner was contacted, he hired an individual to remove what fuel was left in the vessel and cleaned up recoverable fuel. USCG was advised. […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 13 – Mar 25 – Apr 7, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Monday 3-2 7:23am, received dispatch to a vegetation fire near Riverhaven off E Harbor Blvd. Officers responded and assisted VFD with traffic control on Harbor. The fire was eventually extinguished and mopped up by Ventura fire personnel. 5:08pm, received several reports of a water rescue, kite surfer in distress near the Ventura Pier. Officers responded, […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 12 – Mar 11 – Mar 24, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Tuesday 2-18 10:06am, dispatched to a suicidal person in the water near the Pier. Officers responded in Rescue Boat 19 to assist. A rescue swimmer was deployed and helped convince the swimmer to head to shore where VFD and PD were. Wednesday 2-19 1:01pm, received a report of a fuel spill at Daves fuel dock. […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 11 – Feb 26 – Mar 10, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Tuesday 2-4 5:25pm, received a report of an illegally moored vessel at VHV C-dock. Officers responded and towed the vessel; the owner was not onboard. Wednesday 2-5 7:50am, while on patrol, officers were dispatched to a brush fire near Riverhaven. Assistance was offered with transporting personnel and resources to the fire to assist with firefighting, […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 10 – Feb 12 – Feb 25, 2020 - Harbor Patrol

Wednes 1-22 10:05am, received a report of a traffic accident near 1500 Spinnaker Drive. Officers responded and assisted VFD, VPD with the call. The vehicle sustained major damage, but the driver suffered minor injuries. The vehicle was towed. Thursday 1-23 12:08am, dispatched to an assault victim at RiverHaven. Officers responded and assisted VFD,VPD with the […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 9 – Jan 29 – Feb 11, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Tuesday 1-7 8:10pm, while on patrol, officers observed a vessel with insufficient lights and illegally placed hoop nets. The vessel was contacted and escorted to the District longdock for further inspection. Upon further inspection, it was discovered that the vessel lacked a all-around light, no documentation & expired fishing license. Written warnings were issued to […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 8 – Jan 15 – Jan 28, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Wednes 12-25 2:22pm, dispatched to an assault at River Haven. Officers responded and staged near the incident until Ventura PD arrived to clear the scene, no medical. 9:07pm, received a report of several downed trees on Spinnaker Drive near the Harbor Village. Officers responded and discovered debris, kayaks, lifejackets, and downed light poles and trees […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 7 – Jan 1 – Jan 14, 2020 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Wed. 12-11 9:00pm, received a report of an overdue boater out hoop netting. Officers responded by land and water and were able to locate the kayaker safe at the L/R. Thursday 12-12 9:50pm, received a report of blinding lights from a fishing vessel at the fish off loading pier. Officers responded and found the light […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 6 – Dec 18 – Dec 31, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Tuesday 11-26 2:40am, dispatched to an incident at 1198 Navigator Drive. Officers responded and assisted VWM security with a medical with a local transient. 4:10pm, received a report of a vessel only secured with one line in the keys. Officers responded and secured the vessel to the dock, that was under repair. Wednes 11-27 9:00am, […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 5 – Dec 4 – Dec 17, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Tuesday 11-12 2:40pm, monitored a May Day call on VHF 16 from a commercial fishing vessel taking on water in the fishing grounds. Officers responded in Fireboat 1 to assist. The vessel was found 8 miles offshore and mitigated the intrusion. Friday 11-15 12:15pm, officers in RescueBoat 19 were conducting helicopter training with the U.S. […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 4 – Nov 20 – Dec 3, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Wednes 10-23 9:10pm, received a dispatch to a person who jumped off the Ventura Pier. Officers responded in Rescue Boat 19 and assisted VFD with the call. The individual jumped, swam to shore and left the area. Thursday 10-24 6:31am, received a report of a commercial fishing vessel listing heavily to port at the Fish […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 3 – Nov 6 – Nov 19, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Tuesday 10-15 12:15pm, contacted an individual in a lake-type boat with a few dogs on the bow of the boat in violation of speed ordinance and issued a warning. 10:03pm, while on patrol in Boat 17, officers found several fishermen on small boats hoop netting near the break-wall in violations of local, state and federal […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 2 – Oct 23 – Nov 5, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Wednes 10-02 12:45pm, received a request for traffic control from the construction company building the “Port-side” docks. Officers responded in Rescue Boat 17 to assist with boating traffic control for the barge transporting the crane. Friday 10-04 3:25pm, received a report of a transient throwing rocks at the Holiday Inn Express. Officers responded but were […] Read More »

Vol. 13, No. 1 – Oct 9 – Oct 22, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Monday 9-16 1:11pm, observed half of the Harbor experiencing a power outage. Officers connected the district generator and check on persons in the Ventura Marina Community with oxygen generators, manager reporting they are all ok. Tuesday 9-17 5:48pm, received report of a kayak taking on water from the operator. Rescue Boat 17 was in the […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 26 – Sept 25 – Oct 8, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Monday 9-2 3:14am, monitored mayday call for a boat fire from the dive vessel Conception on VHF 16 to the U.S. coast guard. Officers prepared the fireboat and responded with multiple agencies. The incident is under investigation. 5:51pm, while on foot patrol, officers were contacted by a transient claiming he was assaulted. After an investigation […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 25 – Sept 11 – Sept 24, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Monday 8-19 11:23pm, while on patrol officers observed a transient with various items and a small inflatable. Contacted the individual and he advised he was planning to paddle up the coast. Officers attempted to dissuade the boater from his journey due to the time of night and the bad weather. After a futile attempt the […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 24 – Aug 28 – Sept 10, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Tuesday 8-06 4:15pm, received a report of sailing vessel securing without permission at VWM G-dock. Officers responded and found a travelling/transient vessel looking for the courtesy Ventura Yacht Club reciprocity dock. Officers contacted the VYC and escorted the vessel to the dock. Wednes 8-07 10:50am, received dispatch to a stingray strike at Harbor Cove. Officers […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 23 – Aug 14 – Aug 27, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

  7-23 10:44am, received a report of a stingray strike at Harbor Cove. Officers responded with hot water to assist State Parks with the medical. The hot water applied to the wound with hotwater bag. The patient was treated and released. 7-24 10:44am, received a request for hot water for a stingray strike from State […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 22 – July 31 – Aug 13, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

Tuesday 7-09 8:05pm, while on patrol, officers observed a head-high South swell with strong lateral and rip currents throughout the Harbor Beaches at the jetties and groins. West winds were blowing 15 knots gusting to 20 knots. Thursday 7-11 3:45pm, received a report of a deceased mammal on Pierpont beach. Contacted CI marine mammal rescue […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 21 – July 17 – July 30, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

6-27 2:47pm, received dispatch to medical at 1449 Spinnaker Drive. Officers responded and assisted VFD/AMR with a 50 year old female. Patient was treated and transported to local hospital for further evaluation. 4:20pm, received report of a disabled sailboat in the main channel of the harbor. Officers responded and towed the vessel to their slip […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 20 – July 3 – July 16, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

6-12 12:03pm, while on patrol, officers were contacted by a group of kayakers. The group turned out to be Rhodes Scholars looking for the best area to paddle 9:35pm, patrolling in the truck, officers contacted a group of juveniles with wood pallets and a small fire near Surfers Knoll. The group was advised of the […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 19 – June 19 – July 2, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

5-30 9:03am, received a report of a Hazmat situation, oil pipeline rupture near VHV H-dock. Officers were dispatched and responded with multiple agencies. Rescue Boat 19 and vehicle Harbor 1 were utilized and stocked with absorbent booms and pads. The flow of oil was eventually stopped by environmental services and limited damage was caused from […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 18 – June 5 – June 18, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

5-16 6:59pm, dispatched to a water rescue, capsized boat near VIM. Officers responded in the vehicle with VFD/AMR. Officers found the victim out of the water and in no distress or in need of medical attention. 5-18 9:30pm, received a walk-in request for medical attention. Officers responded from the operations center and assisted VFD/AMR with […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 17 – May 22 – June 4, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

5-02 5:40pm, received a report of a transient casing cars near the National Park Service. Officers responded and found the subject on the beach at Harbor Cove. Nothing suspicious was observed and the individual moved on. 5-04 11:30am, received a dispatch to a vehicle into a building at 1559 Spinnaker Drive. Officers responded and determined […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 16 – May 8 – May 21, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

4-24 8:31am, dispatched to a water rescue, swimmer in distress at the Ventura Pier. Officers responded in Rescue Boat 19 to assist VFD and AMR. An individual jumped off the pier, realized they couldn’t swim and clung onto a piling near the end of the pier far from the beach. Harbor Patrol and VFD rescue […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 15 – Apr 24 – May 7, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

4-08 7:30am, received a request from the Manson Dredge for traffic control. The dredge is heading in due to the predicted foul weather. Rescue Boat 19 and 17 responded to assist the large barge with traffic control to safely return to port. 6:33pm, contacted via VHF 16/12 by the captain of a transiting 54ft sailboat […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 14 – Apr 10 – Apr 23, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

3-20 11:05am, dispatched to a medical at Harbor Cove. Officers responded and assisted VFD/AMR with a female complaining of seizures in her vehicle at the Harbor Cove lot. She was treated and transported to local hospital. 5:15pm, while on patrol officers observed large waves at Surfers Knoll, South Beach. 4-6ft waves and dangerous rip currents […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 13 – Mar 27 – Apr 9, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

3-8 Dispatched to a fall/injury in the Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded and assisted VFD/AMR with the call, providing first aid. The patient was transported to local hospital for further evaluation. 3-9 5:45pm, received a complaint of all the debris on the beaches from Harbor Cove to the Santa Clara Rivermouth. The individual was wondering […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 12 – Mar 13 – Mar 26, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

2-20 10:55am, dispatched to a behavioral issue at 1500 Spinnaker Drive. Officers responded and found an individual under the influence of a hallucinogenic drug. No medical was present and the 19-year-old male was arrested by VPD. 4:15pm, officers observing very strong winds, 30kts sustained/gusts to 40kts. 2-21 11:30am, while on patrol, officers observed a sailboat […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 11 – Feb 27 – Mar 12, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

2-4 4:45pm, while on patrol, officers Beach Hazard assessment: water quality very poor due to both rivers and river mouths (Santa Clara / Ventura) are flowing heavily from the recent rains. The wind is stirring up the waves tremendously forcing the National Weather Service to post a Small Craft Advisory. 2-6 2:50pm, observed several Hazards-to-Navigation […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 10 – Feb 13 – Feb 26, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

1-23 11:49am, dispatched to a vehicle vs pedestrian at Harbor and Schooner. Officers responded and found a cyclist who suffered minor injuries but was transported to local hospital for further evaluation. 1-24 3:45pm, received a request for assistance from a disabled sailboat. Officers responded, placed the vessel into a sidetie and towed to VWM C-dock. […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 9 – Jan 30 – Feb 12, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

1-09 7:15am, while on patrol, officers observed large waves breaking all around the harbor. Waves are expected to build throughout the day, Marine Safety and Harbor patrol officers making preparations for the impact of the big swell. 1-10 1:42pm, dispatched to a water rescue, surfer in distress off of Martha’s Vineyard lane. Officers responded and […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 8 – Jan 16 – Jan 29, 2019 - Harbor Patrol

12-26 1:33pm, while on patrol in the truck, officers observed several inexperienced swimmers wading in the shorebreak near Surfers Knoll. Warnings and removal from the water were conducted. 12-27 1:45pm, received a report of a small sailboat in distress, lost their rudder in the A-basin near VIM J-dock. Officers responded and towed the vessel to […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 7 – Jan 3 – Jan 15, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

12-18 4:45pm, while on patrol, officers observed hazardous conditions at the South Beach, Surfers Knoll and Marina Park. High Surf, 6-10ft with numerous and powerful rip currents all throughout. NWS issued warnings for conditions. 8:40pm, dispatched to a fire near Harbor/Olivas park. Officers responded and observed the burnoff in the field South of the Santa […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 6 – Dec 19, 2018 – Jan 2, 2019 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

11-28 12:50pm, officers en route in Boat 19 to train with U.S. coast guard helicopter with hoisting rescue basket and transferring from the deck of the patrol boat a few miles offshore. This is/was periodic training between the agencies. 11-29 7:08am, received a dispatch to a swift water rescue at Harbor Blvd and the Santa […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 5 – Dec 5 – Dec 18, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

11-14 10:20am, patrol officers training with the U.S. coast guard with their Helicopter from Point Mugu conducting rescue hoisting operations. 11-17 4:43pm, received report of an injured hiker inbound on Island excursion vessel. Officers responded and assisted AMR with packaging the patient for transport to local hospital for further evaluation of a foot injury. 11-18 […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 4 – Nov 21 – Dec 4, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

10-23 4:16pm, during shift change, received a dispatch to a water rescue, kite surfers in distress near the Ventura Pier. Officers responded in the Fireboat along with Ventura fire, State Parks, VC sheriff helicopter and AMR medics. When officers arrived on scene they found two kite surfers performing self-rescues and making their way to the […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 3 – Nov 7 – Nov 20, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

10-17 2:02pm, received a dispatch to a person trapped in an elevator at 1591 Spinnaker Drive. Officers were on patrol in the vehicle and responded. The individual, a UPS delivery drive was extricated from the elevator unharmed. 10-20 7:30am, observed a male/female illegally camping in their vehicle in the VIM lot. A warning was issued […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 2 – Oct 24 – Nov 6, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

10-02 12:54pm, dispatched to an individual not breathing in the Santa Clara Riverbottom near Riverhaven encampment. Officers responded and assisted Ventura Fire/PD, AMR with locating and performing CPR on the patient. Sadly, the patient was pronounced dead after unsuccessful resuscitation. 10-03 10:15pm, while on patrol in Boat 17, officers observed several vessels engaged in hoop […] Read More »

Vol. 12, No. 1 - Oct 10 - Oct 23, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

9-13 10:56am, dispatched to a water rescue at Surfers Point, an unconscious person being assisted out of the water. Officers responded in the fireboat and assisted VFD, State Parks and AMR with the patient. 2:54pm, received a dispatch to a pregnancy at the River Haven encampment. Officers responded and assisted VFD/AMR with the call. 9-16 […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 25 - Sept 12 - Sept 25, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

8-22 9:40am, received dispatch to a medical in the RiverHaven encampment. Officers responded and assisted a patient complaining of a hemorrhaging. 1:21pm, received a report of a vessel in distress near the Greenock Lane jetty from State Parks. Officers responded in the Fireboat that was conducting a sea-trial nearby. The inflatable was taken en tow […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 23 – Aug 15 – Aug 28, 2018 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

7-27 11:50am, received a request to assist Ventura PD with two individuals fighting in the entry feature at Spinnaker/Harbor. Officers responded and found the two fighting because one large transient asked the man in his vehicle for money and he told him to get a job, the transient punched him in his face and the […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 21 – July 18 – July 31, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

7-04 Fourth of July. 8:15am, while on patrol in the fireboat, officers observed a kayaker in distress in the main channel of the harbor. The kayaker was taken aboard and the kayak towed to the launch ramp and released. 1:36pm, received a report of a disabled PWC at the harbor entrance. Officers responded and took […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 20 - July 4 - July 17, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

6-12 10:30am, received a report of a submarine launching at the launch ramp. Officers responded and observed a homemade submarine type vessel. Harbormaster gave permission to act as a pleasure craft and not a submersible. 6-13 3:05pm, received a request for an escort of a mentally unstable individual from a sailboat docked at the district […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 19 - June 20 - July 3, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

5-27 2:45pm, Received a report of a sting ray strike at Harbor Cove from State Parks. Officers responded and assisted a 12 year old female with hot water for the injury. State Parks monitored her condition and released to her parents. 6-1 11:45pm, while on patrol in rescue boat 17, officers observed a 34ft sailboat […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 18 - Jun 6 - June 19, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

5-17 10:05am, while on patrol in Boat-17 officers observed diesel sheen near VHV G-dock. An investigation ensued, but officers were unable to locate source. 2:50pm, received report of a homeless female showering in the 1559 Spinnaker restrooms. Officers responded and found the transient in the Village Market, the clerk was attempting to remove her from […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 17 - May 23 - June 5, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

5-02 12:45pm, received a report of a transient disturbing people in the elevator next to Brophy Brothers. Officers responded and assisted Ventura PD with the individual who was eventually arrested for disturbing the peace. 5-04 11:15am, officers deployed the swim line at Harbor Cove beach to help keep boaters out of the swim area of […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 16 - May 9 - May 22, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

4-17   8:10pm, received a dispatch to a medical at the 4 points Sheraton. Officers responded and assisted VFD/AMR with the patient, 56 year old male who was transported to local hospital for further evaluation. 4-20 11:40am, received a report of a disabled commercial fishing vessel near the entrance buoy. Officers responded and safely towed […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 15 - Apr 25 - May 8, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

4-4 4:04pm, received report of an individual walking three dogs that are harassing an elephant seal near South Jetty. Officers responded with CI marine mammal wildlife institute and found the seal but the perpetrator was gone. The seal was cordoned off with wood stakes and caution tape, to keep the public away. 4-5 12:29pm, received […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 14 - Apr 11 - Apr 24, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

3-22 11:25am, received a report of a hazard to navigation near Ventura West Marina G-dock. Officers responded, removed the log and towed it to the L/R. 3-24 10:50pm, received a report of an overdue boater from the girlfriend. She was concerned about the Small Craft Advisory, he wasn’t back yet and that he was 5 […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 13 - Mar 28 - Apr 10, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

3-08 11:39am, received a dispatch to a strong odor of gasoline coming from 1591 Spinnaker area. Officers responded and discovered a Port District employee working in a used oil facility and that the fumes were blowing towards the promenade . 3-09 10:54pm, received report of two homeless persons sleeping on the promenade near the village. […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 12 - Mar 14 - Mar 27, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

2-20 8:20am, while conducting launch ramp enforcement, officers observed an inflatable without registration being retrieved from the water. A safety inspection was conducted and an educational enforcement contact was completed on registering and safety equipment requirements for the state. 2-21 6:32pm, received a dispatch to a near drowning victim at Harbor Cove Beach. Officers responded […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 11 - Feb 28 - Mar 13, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

2-7 1:45pm, received a request from Ventura PD to assist in searching for a lost person. A husband and wife were looking for sea glass and the wife disappeared. The husband waited for an hour before contacting PD. After a search, the wife was found around McGrath lake and they were reunited. 2:55pm, received a […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 10 - Feb 14 - Feb 27, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

1-29 7:10am, received a report of a attempted break-in at the National Park Service office. Officers responded with VPD and searched for the suspect in the village. An individual fitting the description was questioned by PD. 10:25pm, received report of a disturbance at a unit in the Ventura Harbor Community. Officers responded with VPD and […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 9 - Jan 31 - Feb 13, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

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Vol. 11, No. 8 - Jan 17 - Jan 30, 2018 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

12-28 10:57am, received a dispatch to a water rescue near 1600 Anchors Way Drive. Officers were on patrol and responded from near the breakwall. After a brief search, officers discovered a Standup paddler swimming his board towards the Marina Park dock. The paddler refused assistance. 10:48pm, received a dispatch to a fall victim at the […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No. 5 - Dec 6 - Dec 19, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

11-22 4:25pm, received a report of a water rescue near the Ventura Pier from State Parks. Officers responded and were advised in route that the victim, a kite surfer had made his way to shore. 11-23 12:20pm, received a report of a hazard to navigation near the Launch Ramp. Officers responded and discovered a large […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 4 - Nov 22 - Dec 5, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

11-08 10:10pm, received a request for assistance “jump-starting” a vehicle in the Harbor Village parking lot. Officers responded and successfully assisted starting the vehicle. 11-09 6:21pm, received a report of a disabled motor vessel in the A-Basin of the Harbor. Officers responded and found the vessel adrift. A language barrier existed but officers were able […] Read More »

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 […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 2 - Oct 25 - Nov 7, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

10-04 10:25pm, while on patrol in the boat, officers observed a vessel engaged in lobster fishing with hoopnets placed in a closed area on the outside of the harbor breakwall. Contact was made and the fishermen were educated on local ordinances and state laws pertaining to lobster fishing. 10-05 7:45am, received a report of a […] Read More »

Vol. 11, No.1 – Oct 11 - Oct 24, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

9-27 10:21am, received a dispatch to a person not breathing south of Surfers Knoll. Officers responded with Ventura Fire, AMR and Ventura PD. The patient was an elderly male transient who was determined Dead On Arrival in a homeless encampment near the Santa Clara Rivermouth. The VC coroner and Ventura PD handled the call. 9:33pm, […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 26 – Sept 27 - Oct 10, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

9-06 1:00pm, received report that the Harbor Patrol’s fireboat is back in full service. The vessel was in limited service for a few weeks with starboard engine problems. 9-07 9:49am, officers responded to the entry feature at Harbor/Spinnaker to investigate a report of a transient camping in a tent. The officers also observed vandalism. PD […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 25 - Sept 13 - Sept 26, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

8-30 8:12am, received a dispatch to a hazard, gas odor in the marina mobile home park. Officers responded and assisted Ventura fire with the investigation. After a brief search with a gas meter, responders were unable to find a leak. 1:52pm, while on patrol officers monitored a mayday call on VHF 16. Officers responded just […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 24 – Aug 30 - Sept 12, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

8-17 5:50pm, received a report of a petroleum spill near Ventura Isle Marina L-dock. Officers responded and located a possible source for the spill. The responsible party was contacted and the spill was mitigated. 8-18 12:45pm, received a report from a village tenant that the captain of a commercial fishing boat was using some colorful […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 23 – Aug 16 – Aug 29, 2017 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

8-02 10:27am:a medical at marina mobile home park. Officers responded and assisted a female complaining of difficulty breathing with medics from AMR / Ventura FD. She was transported to local hospital. 5:22pm: a traumatic injury at the new Jetty at South Beach. Officers responded and assisted Ventura Fire/State Parks/AMR with placing the victim who suffered […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 22 – Aug 2 - Aug 15, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

7-19 2:15pm, received a report of a woman down near VWM A-dock. Officers responded and found a 30ish female transient unconscious. Ventura Fire and PD were contacted and requested to assist. Eventually the female was uncooperative and released at the scene without incident. 7-21 7:25pm, received a report of a sailboat aground near South Beach. […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 21 – July 19 - Aug 1, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

7-5 11:55pm, received a dispatch to a commercial fire alarm at the Four Points Sheraton. Officers responded and were cancelled en route due to false alarm. 7-6 6:05pm, received a report of an intoxicated male on the roof of the Comedy Club appearing to jump off into the Dive shops pool. Officers responded but were […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 20 – July 5 - July 18, 2017 - Harbor Pratrol

6-16 1:16pm, received a report of a fuel spill near the National Park Service docks. Officers responded and investigated the report. A recreational boater had an accidental spill on his vessel in Ventura West Marina. The spill was contained although a fuel was spilled into the water. US coast guard and National Response centers were […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 19 – June 21 - July 4, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

6-08 1:05pm, received a report of a sealion who stranded itself in the Ventura West Parking lot had died. Officers working with Channel Islands Marine Wildlife Institute removed the mammal and disposed of it properly. 4:03pm, received a report from State Parks lifeguards advising that a small sailboat has capsized near the South Jetty of […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 18 – June 7 - June 20, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

5-24   8:55am, received a report of a boating accident near Ventura West Marina.  Officers responded and investigated the incident of a vessel colliding with a trimaran vessel moored at an end tie of Ventura Isle Marina.        5-25 2:45pm, officers observed the U.S. coast guard cutter “George Cobb,” a buoy tender, cleaning and painting […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 17 – May 24 - June 6, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

5-03 3:15pm, while on patrol, officers observed a small inflatable with 3 persons on board disabled near the Barranca.  The vessel was towed to Marina park dock.        5-04 5:25pm, received a report of an injured sea bird that was captured by a beach comber.  The good Samaritan was given directions to bring the bird […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 16 – May 10 - May 23, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

    4-26 7:47am, received a dispatch to an unknown medical.  Officers responded and discovered a subject asleep in his vehicle, no medical was observed.           4-27             11:50am, received a report of a tote with duck eggs sitting on the rocks that were used to protect them while they […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 15 – April 26 - May 9, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

 4-1 2:50pm, received a report of an injured person near ice cream shop in the village.  Officers responded and assisted a female with a broken ankle.  The patient was transported to local hospital by family members. 2:55pm, received a dispatch to a person choking at the village carousel.  Officers responded and assisted Ventura fire, AMR […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 14 – April 12 - April 25, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

3-10 2:51pm, while on patrol received a dispatch to a water rescue at the Ventura Pier.  Officers responded and assisted Ventura Fire and State parks with a victim who was found clinging onto a pier pilling.  The victim was pulled from the pier and the water and safely returned to the beach via a paddleboard. […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 13 – March 29 - April 11, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

2-23    9:05pm, received dispatch to an assault victim near the Harbortown point timeshare from FCC.  Officers responded and assisted an 35 year old male who sustained facial injuries in a fight.  Ventura fire and AMR assisted also and transported the patient to local hospital.       2-24           6:03pm, received a […] Read More »

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 […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 11 – March 1 - March 14, 2017 - Harbor Patrol

  2-01 9:20am, received a report of a female threatening to jump off the pier in an attempt to commit suicide.  Officers responded in the fireboat and assisted Ventura PD, State Parks with the call.  The individual was not located after an extensive search of the pier and surrounding area.      2-02 3:10pm, received a […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 10 – February 15 - February 28, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

1-19 1:43pm, received a report of a sick sea lion near Surfers Knoll.  Officers assisted CIMWI with capturing the sea lion.  It was transported to mammal research center in Santa Monica for further evaluation.    11:50pm, observed a sailboat attempting to leave the harbor.  Due to the hazardous conditions and a gale warning in effect, […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 9 – February 1 - February 14, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

1-06 2:15pm, received a report of a boating accident in Ventura West marina.  After a brief investigation it was determined that no damage was sustained in the minor collision that occurred.  All parties were satisfied.   1-07 2:45pm, while on patrol, officers observed a vehicle blocking the roadway on spinnaker drive near angler court.  An […] Read More »

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 […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 7 – January 4 - January 17, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

    12-18 11:30am, received a report of a boating accident that occurred last night at Ventura Isle Marina.  The responsible party was eventually found and the incident is under investigation.    12-19 12:20pm, received a report of a vessel trapped under the fish offloading pier.  Officers responded and assisted the vessel freeing itself from under […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 6 – December 21, 2016 - January 3, 2017 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

12-01 1:35am, received a dispatch to an ill person at the Marina Mobile home park.  Officers responded and assisted Ventura fire and AMR with a 73 year old female who was eventually transported to local hospital. 12-04 11:48am, received a request to respond to a water rescue at Mussel Shoals from Ventura County Fire to […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 5 – December 7 - December 20, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

11-15 1:40pm, received a report of a fuel sheen near Ventura Isle marina.  Officers responded and discovered a sheen, but determined most of the spill had started evaporating and the size was not significant enough to warrant a full response. 11-16 1:11pm, received a report of a hazardous situation at 1500 Spinnaker drive restrooms.  Officers […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 4 – November 23 - December 6, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

10-29 11:00am, received a report of a fuel spill near VHV H-dock.  Officers responded, found a significant spill and thoroughly searched the area.  A possible source was located, mitigated and the spill is under investigation. 7:15pm, received a report of an unconscious person in the restrooms at 1500 Spinnaker Drive.  Officers responded and assisted a […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 3 – November 9 - November 22, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

10-22  8:39pm, while officers were on patrol, they found an elderly male complaining of chest pain.  Officers assisted Ventura Fire, AMR with the male who was eventually transported to local hospital.       10-23 1:40pm, received a report of a found electric boat in the keys.  Officers responded and took possession of the vessel.  The owner […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 2 – October 26 - November 8, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

10-12 10:10am, received a report of a disabled fishing vessel at the Harbor entrance.  Officers responded and assisted a commercial fishing vessel by towing them to the boatyard for repairs.       10-14 8:00am, received a report of an oil spill near the Harbor entrance from a vessel entering the Harbor.  Officers responded and observed what […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 25 – September 14 – September 27, 2016 - Harbor Patrol

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Vol. 9, No. 24 – August 31 – September 13, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

 8-8 4:30pm, received a report of a disabled vessel with 3 POB’s near Harbor cove beach.  Officers responded and towed an inflatable dinghy and released at VIM 8-9 12:00pm, received a report of a diesel spill near VWM B-dock.  Officers responded, searched the area but were unable to locate the source of the sheen. 8-10 […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 23 – August 17 – August 30, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

 7-24  3:06pm, received a report of sailboat in distress near the Surfers Knoll jetty.  Officers responded and assisted a 15ft Capri with 4 POB’s and a dog.  The vessel was towed to safer water and released to continue sailing. 4:20pm, received a report of a disabled PWC outside the harbor with two persons in the […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 22 – August 3 – August 16, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

 7-17 5:03pm, received a dispatch to a water rescue, 2 persons caught in a rip current at Surfers Point.  Officers responded and assisted State Parks lifeguards with the rescue.  The victims were assessed and released at the scene. 5:25pm, received a dispatch to a fall victim at 1583 Spinnaker Drive.  Officers assisted an elderly patient […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 21 – July 20 – August 2, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

7-7       1:45pm, received a report of two persons in the water in the A-Basin.  Officers responded and assisted two persons back onto their kayaks. 6:34pm, received a report of a sting ray strike from State Parks Lifeguard at Surfers Knoll.  Officers responded, contacted fire dispatch and prepped hot water to treat the […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 20 – July 6 – July 19, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

6-15 5:12pm, received a dispatch to a traffic accident at Spinnaker and Navigator from FCC.  Officers responded and assisted Ventura Fire, PD, Gold Coast ambulance with the two car collision.  Eight people were treated and four were sent to local hospital for evaluation.     6-16 2:50pm, received a report of a fall victim at […] Read More »

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 […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 18 – June 8 – June 21, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

5-24 5:30pm, observed marine mammal rescue dragging a large container near Surfers Knoll, offered a ride to the Santa Clara River mouth to the volunteers.  They were unable to locate the reported sick sea lion. 9:07pm, received a dispatch to check the well-being of a tenant of the marina mobile home park.  Officers responded and […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 17 – May 25 – June 7, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

5-10 9:20pm, contacted a local transient living in his vehicle and illegally parked on Spinnaker Drive.  Officers issued a warning and the individual and his passenger left the scene without incident. 5-11 10:20pm, received a report of a flare sighting from a fishing vessel near Oxnard Shores.  The sighting was out of our area, but […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 16 – May 11 – May 24, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

4-11 4:00am, officers assessing a fishing vessel that collided with the South Jetty and partially sunk and is submerged.  Three fishermen were rescued from the accident.  U.S. coast guard is investigating the incident.   4-13 3:54pm, received a dispatch to a medical at the launch ramp.  Officers responded and assisted a male who suffered a […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 15 – April 27 – May 10, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

3-28 9:14am, received a dispatch to a sick person in the marina mobile home park.  Officers responded and assisted Ventura Fire and AMR with a 86 year old female.  She was treated and transported to local hospital for evaluation. 4:05pm, officers observed winds gusting to 52 kts in the harbor.   3-31 6:38pm, received a […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 11 – March 2 – March 15, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

2-13               6am-6pm, officers observing very large surf and dangerous conditions.  Issuing warnings and terminating voyages for hundreds of people on vessels and on the beaches around the harbor. 3:45pm, received a dispatch to a water rescue at the Ventura Pier.  Officers assisted with a surfer in distress.  He […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 10 – February 17 – March 2, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

1-31 10:05am, officers observed severe weather beginning: rain, strong gusty south winds and rough seas.    1:07pm, officers received reports of trees down on Spinnaker Drive near the village and a glass door shattered from the strong winds.  The trees were not blocking traffic or a danger to the public. 4:45pm, received several different reports […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 9 – February 3 – February 16, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

1-17 5:18pm, officers escorted the fishing vessel “SeaHawk” into the harbor.  Significant shoaling at the entrance and large Northwest swells have combined to create a precarious navigation problem at the Harbor Entrance. 1-18 1:11pm, received a dispatch to a 48 year old man down at Harbor Blvd and Beachmont.  Officers responded and assisted with medical […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 8 – January 20 – February 2, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

  1-03 7:25pm, received a report from the National Weather Service issuing a High Surf Advisory forecast for Thursday.      1-05  9:35am, received a dispatch to a medical alarm in the marina mobile home park.  Officers were cancelled in route to the call. 1:30pm, received a request for assistance from Ventura PD.  Officers assisted […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 7 – January 6 – January 19, 2016 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

12-27 3:55pm, received a dispatch to a person trapped in a dumb-waiter.  Officers responded and assisted Ventura fire with extraction of the victim.  The patient refused further evaluation and was transported by a relative to the hospital. 6:05pm, while on patrol, officers observed several hoopnets placed illegally in the harbor entrance.  They were unable to […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 6 – December 23, 2015 – January 5, 2016 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

11-29 10:20am, received a report of vandalism/burglary from an employee of the Ventura Harbor Marina. The victim filed an online report with VPD. 4:00pm, received a report of a missing person.  The male suffers from Alzheimers and was last seen near the Hats unlimited store in the village. Dockmaster was able to reunite the husband […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 5 – December 9 - December 22, 2015 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

Sunday  11-22  10:30am, officers attended a memorial ceremony with the fireboat.  The celebration of life was for a former outrigger paddler, Harbor patrolman and was organized by the Hokolua Canoe club. 4:01pm, received a request to tow a disabled sailboat back to its slip in the keys.  Officers responded and safely returned the vessel to […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 4 – November 25 – December 8, 2015 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

11-8 3:20pm, received a report of a suspicious person acting strangely near the carousel lawn.  Officers responded and contacted the individual.  The patient was incoherent and it was determined he was likely overdosing on drugs.  Officers contacted Fire and PD to assist.  The patient was treated then arrested for being under the influence of drugs. […] Read More »

KTLA on site in Ventura covering capsized 16ft vessel with a 65 year old fisherman unaccounted for

On Nov. 11, at 8:40 pm two men were outside of the Ventura Harbor on Friday night lobster fishing when their 15 foot skiff was hit by a 5 foot wave and was overturned outside of the rock groin on Greenock Lane, just adjacent to Marina Park. Both men in their 60’s were fully clothed and attempted […] Read More »

Submersible dive expedition in the Channel Islands

This boat has been seen in the Ventura Harbor, we asked John Higgins to explain what it is. “Deep Sub LLC (the cat owner) and the Undersea Voyager Project (owner of a two man submersible) have partnered with The Nature Conservancy and the University of Oregon to accomplish a submersible dive expedition in the Channel Islands. The […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 3 – November 11 – November 24, 2015 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

10-26     12:15pm, received a report from U.S. coast guard of an EPIRB activation most likely at Ventura Isle Marina G-28.  Officers responded by land and discovered no vessel in the slip that was reported by coast guard. 11:00am, while on patrol officers observed an illegally parked RV at Harbor Cove beach parking lot.  […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 2 – October 28 – November 10, 2015 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

10-4 5:30-6:55pm, officers on patrol enforced ordinances and state laws in reference to hoop netters fishing for spiny lobster around the breakwater. 10-5 12:05pm, received a report of a shark thrashing outside the surf at Emma Wood beach.  Officers responded and searched the area but were unable to locate a shark but did observe dolphins […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 1 – October 14 – October 27, 2015 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

10-1 10:15am, while on patrol in Boat 17 an officer observed a capsized kayak and the operator in the water.  The kayaker and kayak were rescued and taken to Ventura Harbor Marina dock and released without injuries or damage. 10-2     10:30pm, officers were monitoring a wind storm with gusts to 40 knots from […] Read More »

Vol. 8, No. 26 – September 30 – October 13, 2015 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

9-12 10:27am, patrol was dispatched to an individual complaining of difficulty breathing.  The patient was treated then transported to local hospital by AMR. 3:04pm, Lifeguards requested assistance with a multiple water rescue at the South jetty.  Patrol responded by boat and pulled two swimmers from a rip current.  The victims were released without incident or […] Read More »

Vol. 8, No. 25 – September 16 – September 29, 2015 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

8:30 3:00pm, Officers were dispatched to an injury from a fight in the Harbor Village.  Patrol responded and staged in the area while police investigated.  The subjects involved in the fight resolved the issue and refused medical care. 4:39pm, officers were dispatched to a near drowning of an 8 year old female who aspirated water […] Read More »

Vol. 8, No. 23 - August 19 – September 1, 2015 - Harbor Patrol Blotter

8-1 5:33pm, harbor patrol received a report of a two vessels near the Surfers Knoll groin in need of assistance.  Officers responded in two separate boats.  Upon arriving on scene, one of the vessels was observed in immediate danger in the surfline.  Patrol passed a tow line to the small disabled vessel.  The boat was […] Read More »

Vol. 8, No. 22 – August 5 – August 18, 2015 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

7-20 12:24pm, Harbor Patrol officers were dispatched to a traffic collision at the intersection of Schooner and Harbor Blvd.  All of the parties involved were treated at the scene and released.  The entry feature to the launch ramp overflow parking lot was severely damaged in the accident. 7-20 4:32pm, officers received a report of a […] Read More »