Harbor Patrol Blotter

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 »

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