Vol. 14, No. 15 – April 21 – May 4, 2021 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

Wednes 4/07

12:24pm, received a report of a transient locked in a restroom screaming in Harbor Village. Officers responded and removed the individual peacefully.

Thursday 4/08

6:15am, observed Small Craft Advisory issued by NWS. SCA Pennant raised.

4:15pm, dispatched to child endangerment in a vehicle at Harbor Cove. Officers responded, found a child crying in a baby seat and an adult unconscious in the front seat. Eventually the adult was awakened, and the child attended to and calmed. VPD arrived on scene and the incident is under investigation.

8:46pm, dispatched to a person trapped in an elevator. Officers responded and assisted VFD with removing the victim from the elevator. No injuries occurred.

Friday 4/09

1:45pm, received report of persons harassing sealions near NPS docks. Officers responded in Rescue B17, found the subjects in a peddle boat and educated on federal laws protecting marina mammals and consequences of violating laws.

5:07pm, received report of injured seabird at the launch ramp. Officers responded, captured bird for rescue volunteers to treat and rehabilitate.

Saturday 4/10

4:12am, dispatched to a seizure at local hotel. Officers responded and assisted VFD to assess patient. Patient was intoxicated, refused help and signed release.

6:27am, dispatched to a seizure at local hotel, same patient as earlier. Officers responded with VFD/AMR and convinced the patient to go to hospital.

5:49pm, received report of a missing 14 y/o surfer on a rainbow-colored wave storm surfboard. Officers responded with State Parks and located the individual.

Sunday 4/11

11:30am, received a complaint of a loud noise that sounds like an animal dying near Marina Park restrooms. Officers responded and were able to ascertain the noise is a bird deterrent at the Marina Park restrooms.

12:45pm, received report of a vessel on the rocks near Dave’s Fuel dock. Officers responded with TowBoat US, assisted removing the vessel off the rocks

8:07pm, received report of an overdue Hobie Cat. Officers investigated and were able to observe the vessel near the Ventura Pier, becalmed. Responded in Fireboat 1, located the 19ft sailboat w/o lights with the aid of radar. Comms were established, the experienced sailor refused assistance, and later notified patrol via VHF 16 when he safely returned to the harbor.

Monday 4/12

8:10pm, dispatched to an ill subject near 1591 Spinnaker. Officers responded with VFD and found an intoxicated person. Arranged ride home for subject.

Tuesday 1:13pm, officers towed a disabled 35ft Chriscraft to the L/R for repairs. The vessel lost an engine and safe harbor was offered due to Small Craft Advisory


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