Vol. 12, No. 14 – Apr 10 – Apr 23, 2019 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

3-20 11:05am, dispatched to a medical at Harbor Cove. Officers responded and assisted VFD/AMR with a female complaining of seizures in her vehicle at the Harbor Cove lot. She was treated and transported to local hospital.

5:15pm, while on patrol officers observed large waves at Surfers Knoll, South Beach. 4-6ft waves and dangerous rip currents along all the jetties and groins.

3-21 10:05am, received a report of a dog attack at Surfer’s Knoll. The dog attacked a sea bird, grebe. Officers rescued then captured the injured bird and arranged for sea bird rescue volunteer to pick up.
3-22 12:45pm, received a request for traffic control for Manson Construction tug-tenders towing 3,000ft of dredge pipe for the upcoming project. Officers responded in Fireboat & Rescue Boat 19 to control traffic in the main channel.

3:55pm, while on patrol, received a report of a Recreational Vehicle using the boat washdown. Officers responded and warned the individual of the illegal vehicle use of the boat washdown.

3-23 3:05pm, while on patrol in Rescue Boat 19, officers assisted a 16ft Hobie-cat sailboat from the rocks in the Pierpont Basin. The sailboat was kept off the rocks and safely escorted to the launch ramp.

7:45pm, dispatched to an Ocean water rescue, vessel in distress near Marina Park. Report of a vessel was seen earlier and now was not seen in the sandtrap near the breakwall. Officers responded with US coast guard, Ventura fire department, Oxnard Fire, Ventura County Fire, and AMR. After an extensive search for the reported vessel in distress, US coast guard took over the search with assistance from their helicopter. No distressed vessel was found.

3-24 2:15pm, received a request for traffic control from Manson construction, towing dredge pipe into the harbor. The maneuver proved difficult due to the surge caused by the large waves from a West swell outside the harbor.

7:15pm, received a report of a disturbance at the Ventura Harbor Marina haul-out docks. Officers responded in Rescue Boat 17 and found an individual attempting to secure his vessel in the haul-out slip but was unable to because a vessel was secured in the slip without permission. After a brief investigation and interview of the two parties, an agreement was reached and the sailboat was secured to a different slip away from the other party.

3-25 1:54pm, dispatched to a medical in the Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded and assisted VFD/AMR with a lift assist of an elderly patient.

4:53pm, received a report of a sick/injured pelican from tenants of Ventura West Marina A-minor dock. Officers responded, captured the sea bird and placed in appropriate container for pickup by bird rescue at the Port District.

8:06pm, dispatched to a traffic accident in the Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded and found a vehicle drove up a carport stair ramp and was precariously “parked” on two wheels. No one was injured in the incident.

3-26 12:56pm, dispatched to an unconscious person at the Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded and assisted VFD/AMR with a 66 year old male who fell and sustained a major injury. He was transported to hospital.
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