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 and found a female who fell overboard from her inflatable and was washed ashore. She was suffering from hypothermia and the passenger was released at the scene. The small vessel was pulled up the beach. The patient was transported to local hospital for low core body temperature.
2-23 10:35am, received a request from seabird rescue to assist volunteer with capturing oily grebe’s at the launch ramp. Officers attempted to catch five of the sick birds, but were only able to get two. The birds were transported to Santa Barbara wildlife for cleaning and care.
2-25 6:58am, received a dispatch for a fire near Harbor and Olivas. Officers responded and assisted VFD with the investigation. The area known as Riverhaven was searched but no fire was found.
2-26 8:47pm, received a dispatch to an ill subject at VWM C-dock. Officers responded and found a male on his vessel suffering from multiple ailments. The patient was transported to local hospital by AMR for further evaluation.

5:10pm, while on patrol officers observed a large passenger vessel having difficulty returning to the harbor. Officers responded in the fireboat and monitored the vessel while it was being assisted into its slip by a tender.

3-03 4:44pm, observed that the National Weather Service posted a Small Craft Advisory until 3am Sunday. Officers raised SCA warning flags and illuminated warning lights.
3-04 11:10am, received a request from State Parks supervisor to assist with removing and towing an aground PWC near the pier. Officers responded and with assistance from a State Parks Lifeguard towed the vessel off the beach and to the launch ramp in Ventura Harbor.
3-05 2:22pm, received a dispatch to a medical in the Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded and assisted Ventura Fire/AMR with the call.

5:15pm, received a report of a head injury at 1500 Spinnaker Drive. Officers responded and assisted a 40 year old female who suffered a head injury, an object fell and hit her in the head. First aid was rendered and an assessment was conducted for what turned out to be a minor injury.

3-06 3:30pm, received a dispatch to an unknown medical at Harbor / Olivas Park intersection. Officers responded and assisted VFD/AMR with an older female transient who was lying on the ground near the road. She was convinced to leave the area after it was determined that no medical existed.
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