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.

6:00pm, While on patrol, officers contacted an individual setting up a tent on the dirt lot near NPS at the end of Spinnaker.  A warning was issued for “No camping” ordinance and the individual took down the tent and moved on.




5:40pm, received a distress call from a 28ft sailboat just outside the harbor in 35knots of wind in danger of going aground.  Officers responded in the fireboat, passed a tow line to the sailboat that was in the surf by this time.  The sailboat was safely towed back to the Harbor and released in their slip.
11-10 1:22pm, while on patrol near Surfers Knoll, officers observed two hang-gliders fall from the sky and land on the beach.  Contacted and requested flight plans from the pilots when they plan to fly again.








11:00am, received a Mayday call on VHF 16 from a disabled motor vessel near the Ventura Pier. Officers responded, located the vessel, passed a tow line and safely towed the vessel to their slip in Ventura Isle Marina in the harbor.

6:23am, received a dispatch to a fall victim at the Holiday Inn Express.  Officers responded and found a 81 year old female had fallen and broke her hip ten hours ago in her hotel room and was unable to summon help until the maid attempted to open her door in the morning.  The patient was treated and transported to local hospital.

10:22pm, assisted Vessel Assist with a salvaged lightboat that was aground on Santa Rosa Island for the last few weeks.  Officers assisted by pushing the vessel into the travel lift for the boat yard.



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