Vol. 12, No. 21 – July 17 – July 30, 2019 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

6-27 2:47pm, received dispatch to medical at 1449 Spinnaker Drive. Officers responded and assisted VFD/AMR with a 50 year old female. Patient was treated and transported to local hospital for further evaluation.

4:20pm, received report of a disabled sailboat in the main channel of the harbor. Officers responded and towed the vessel to their slip in Ventura West.

8:01pm, dispatched to a medical at the 1755 Spinnaker Drive. Officers responded and assisted VFD/AMR with the patient who was transported to local hospital after being treated at the scene for moderate injury.

11:15pm, received dispatch to an unknown medical at 1050 Schooner drive. Officers responded, assisted VFD/AMR with the call, the patient refused help.

6-28 12:15pm, dispatched to a fuel spill at the 1415 Spinnaker Dr. A commercial dive boat spilled red dyed diesel. Crew members and fuel dock employees were actively using absorbent boom and pads to retrieve the fuel. NRC was notified of the spill and it was cleaned up by the crews already working on it.

4:40pm, dispatched to a water rescue in progress at Surfers Knoll LG Tower 1. Officers responded in Rescue Boat 17 and assisted State Parks with four victims caught in a rip current. All victims were safely returned to shore.

6-29 10:47am, received a request for a tow from a disabled electric boat near the patrol dock. Officers took the vessel en tow with Rescue Boat 19 and safely delivered the disabled vessel to their slip in the time share docks.

11:08am, while on patrol in Rescue Boat 17,officers took a 40ft becalmed sail boat en tow out past the #2 “V” entrance buoy. The vessel was heading South.

12:04pm, received a report from VCSO of a disabled 21ft motor vessel near the Harbor entrance. Officers responded in Rescue Boat 17, found the vessel with 5 souls onboard and towed the vessel to the launch ramp safely.

6-30 12:28pm, received and observed a need for assistance for a 34ft sailboat aground near the entrance to the keys in the barranca. Officers responded in Rescue Boat 17, towed the vessel off the sand bar and safely to their dock.

3:43pm, received a report of two lost girlfriends from the boyfriends. They had all been paddle-boarding in the keys and were separated. After an exhaustive search of the harbor, the two missing persons were found at home.

7-03 3:20am, received a dispatch to a vegetation fire at Olivas/HarborBlvd. Officers responded and assisted VFD/CHP with the call. The fire turned out to be a homeless warming fire, it was extinguished without incident.
7-04 2:03pm, received a report of a disabled PersonalWaterCraft being swam out of the surfline at Marina Park. Officers responded in Rescue B-19 and assisted State Parks with towing the vessel out of the surfline and back to the keys.
7-05 9:31pm, received a request from VFD Battalion Chief to check the harbor and surrounding areas for damage from the recent earthquake. Officers search the harbor and surrounding areas but were unable to find any damage.
7-07 6:05pm, dispatched to a water rescue, kite surfer down at the Ventura Pier. Officers responded in Rescue Boat 19 and assisted several agencies with the call. The patient was discovered North of Surfers Point and Ventura Harbor Patrol retrieved his kite and transported it to Ventura Harbor. The victim was uninjured and retrieved his equipment at the Ventura Port District.
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