Vol. 12, No. 19 – June 19 – July 2, 2019 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

5-30 9:03am, received a report of a Hazmat situation, oil pipeline rupture near VHV H-dock. Officers were dispatched and responded with multiple agencies. Rescue Boat 19 and vehicle Harbor 1 were utilized and stocked with absorbent booms and pads. The flow of oil was eventually stopped by environmental services and limited damage was caused from the spill.
6-1 12:54am, dispatched to a medical, sick person in the Harbor Village. Officers responded and assisted AMR with a 54-year-old male suffering from a reaction to his medication and alcohol.
6-2 9:55am, received a report of an overdue boater from the concerned family member. The vessel was a sailboat and was not back yet. Officers investigated with US coast guard and the vessel was eventually safely located.
6-3 10:22pm, received a report of suspicious activity near the lake at the Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded and found two individuals fishing the lake. They were removed from the private community, advised that fishing the artificial lake is prohibited and that they were trespassing.


12:24pm, dispatched to a medical at Harbor Cove beach. Officers responded and assisted state parks lifeguards with a 5-year-old who was struck with a sting ray strike. Hot water was applied to the wound and the child released to his parents on scene.


10:24am, State Parks lifeguard advising that an inflatable is disabled near the #4 buoy just outside the harbor. Officers responded and found the inflatable was towed by a good Samaritan to Harbor Cove where they will trouble-shoot the issue.


3:35pm, received several reports of a sick/injured sea lion on the riprap near the National Park Service. Officers responded, found the sick sea lion and contacted CI marine mammal rescue because the mammal appeared to be suffering from Demoic Acid poisoning.


5:15pm, received a request to check the wellness of an intoxicated individual on a vessel in VIM. Officers responded and contacted the subject who was intoxicated. They were advised to stay aboard their vessel and keep the peace.


8:45am, officers were conducting traffic control for the annual Hokuloa Canoe Club outrigger race at Harbor Cove with Rescue Boats 17 & 19. One thousand paddlers from around the state competed in a 10-mile race starting and ending at Harbor Cove also known as Mothers’ Beach.

11:24am, dispatched to a medical at Harbor Cove. Officers responded in the truck H-1, assisted AMR/State Parks with a patient suffering from sea sickness

9:20pm, received dispatch to a fall victim at the Ventura Harbor Village. Officers responded and found an intoxicated individual who sustained a laceration over right eye. Gold Coast ambulance handled the call and transport


4:32pm, received a mayday call, vessel disabled near the outside breakwall. Officers responded in Rescue Boat 19 and assisted TowBoat US with the call. The vessel was safely anchored in calm conditions with 9 souls aboard.

8:10pm, dispatched to a water rescue, person in the water in the turning basin of the keys. Officers responded in Rescue Boat 19 and assisted VPD with the incident. The individual was taken into custody for attempted vessel theft.


3:43pm, dispatched to a medical, back pain in the Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded in H-1 and assisted VFD/AMR with the call. The patient was transported to local hospital for further evaluation.

5:52pm, received a dispatch to a water rescue, kite surfer in distress west of the Ventura Pier. Officers responded in Rescue Boat 19 and found the kite surfer conducting a self-rescue. He refused any assistance and officers stood by until he was safely around the pier and headed towards shore.


12:46pm, dispatched to a sheered Fire Hydrant at Harbor and Schooner. Officers responded and found an open hydrant releasing water for the construction along Harbor Blvd. It was open to release pressure along the road


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