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 dock. Officers assisted the patient to a waiting vehicle for transportation to treatment facility.
6-14 2:15pm, contacted by an individual reporting his vehicle is stuck in the sand in the secured lot at the end of Spinnaker Drive. Officers responded and towed the vehicle out of the sand and issued warning for driving off designated road.

6-17 3:03pm, officers received a report of a missing person at Harbor Village near the Carousel. After a brief search the child was reunited with the parents.

11:05pm, received a report of a female screaming on the beach at Harbor Cove from VWM security. Officers responded and found a young couple was horsing around on the beach. They were issued a warning for beach curfew.

6-19 9:50pm, while on patrol, officers observed an individual slumped over a steering wheel parked caddy-whompus. Contact was made and the individual was just waiting for her boyfriend to let her into VWM parking lot.

6-21 2:55pm, received dispatch to a water rescue, kite surfer in distress. Officers responded and assisted VFD, State Parks with the victim. No injuries were sustained and harbor patrol transported all of the gear to the harbor.

6-23 1:00pm, while on patrol officers observed SUP paddlers beset by the strong south winds (25kts). They were taken aboard the vessel back to the rental dock in the South Basin of the Harbor.

6-24 10:20am, received a request for safe harbor from a transient sailboat heading South to Marina Del Ray. The vessel was granted an emergency mooring at the launch ramp due to the weather/Small craft advisory.

10:07pm, received a dispatch to an assault victim on the promenade near Marina park. Officers responded and were unable to assist due to the location.

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