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



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.


11:40am, received a report of a disabled commercial fishing vessel near the entrance buoy. Officers responded and safely towed the 50ft vessel to its slip.


6:33pm, received a dispatch to a water rescue, kite surfer in distress near the Ventura Pier. Officers responded with VFD, State Parks and AMR to the rescue. The kite surfer was assisted to shore, but officers were unable to locate his equipment: kite and the board.


5:55pm, received a report of an oil spill at VHV G-dock on a fishing vessel. Officers responded, distributed absorbent boom and pads to the owner of the vessel who applied them to the spill and contained it. Coast Guard / Fish and Wildlife wardens were notified and investigated the incident.


3:50pm, received dispatch to a fall victim at 1603 Anchors Way. Officers responded and found the patient near the Port District building. Patrol assisted VFD/AMR in treating and then AMR transported the patient to local hospital.


1:05am, while on patrol in the fireboat, officers observed a fishing seiner tender operating without navigation lights in the main channel. After a brief investigation the tender’s voyage was terminated and they returned to their slip


6:30am, Ventura Port District Harbor Patrol hosting the Oxnard College lifeguard academy with water drills and classes in the District conference room

6:10pm, while on patrol officers received a report of a lost dog, a Shetland sheepdog that jumped off a vessel and swam to shore. A search of patrols response area was conducted, but unfortunately the dog was not located.


11:15am, received a report of a male in his 30’s lighting several fires around the Harbor. Officers responded with VPD/VFD to investigate the reports. After an investigation, all units were unable to locate the subject or new fires.


9:25pm, received a report of a wounded sea bird near the entrance to VWM A-dock. Officers responded with nets and a cage and were able to catch the bird.

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