Vol. 14, No. 19 – June 16 – June 29, 2021 – Harbor Patrol Blotter


5:57pm, received a report of a capsized 19ft catamaran. Officers responded, were able to right the vessel and escorted it back to the launch ramp.


6:19pm, dispatched to a fall victim at the Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded and assisted a male who fell but sustained no injuries. AMR cancelled


9:25am, received a Mayday call on VHF 16 from a sailboat near the entrance. Officers responded in Fireboat to assist the disabled vessel. After investigation, it was determined steering was lost due to autopilot was engaged.

4:55pm, received a report of a man harassing sea lions near VIM C-dock. After investigation, it was determined that a lawful attempt, spraying with water, was made to remove the sea lion from a swimstep of a large vessel.


12:35pm, received report of a person in the water from passerby on VHF 16. Officers responded and were assisted by TowBoat US to pull victim from water.

11:55pm, while on patrol, received report of transient refusing to leave 1559 Spinnaker. Officers encountered an individual refusing to leave and brandishing a baseball bat. The subject left the area, stating he was going to Riverhaven.


4:05pm, received report of a petroleum spill near Ventura Boat yard and South Basin. Officers responded in Fireboat and found the small sheen. It was breaking up, and unretrievable. The R/P was informed of the situation.


3:17pm, received a report of an electric golf cart driving on the promenade near VWM. Officers were able to educate the individual of the violation.


1:50pm, received report of vandalism, a rock was thrown through a window of a Ventura Marina Community unit. The R/P believes it was a pair of transients that were observed setting up camp earlier in the L/R overflow lot.


4:12pm, received a report of a Hazard to Navigation, a log near the launch ramp. Officers responded and found large patches of seaweed but no hazard found.

7:30pm, received a request for taking over a tow from TowBoat US. Officers responded and safely towed the vessel to their slip in VWM.


3:26am, dispatched to a full arrest at VHV G-dock. Officers responded with AMR/VFD/VPD and found the patient overdosed but now was able to walk off the vessel to the ambulance in the parking lot. Patient transported to hospital.

9-11am, officers educated 15 separate boaters about speed and wake ordinance in the main channel of the Harbor. 302(b) Ventura Harbor Ordinance: 5mph from the demarcation line (harbor entrance) throughout the inner harbor.


11:35am, received a report of a sailboat in the surfline near Greenock Lane jetty from State Parks. Officers responded and educated the skipper of the danger.

5:04pm, dispatched to a fall victim in the Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded and assisted a male get back to his chair. No medical sustained in fall


6:56am, dispatched to a stroke patient in the Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded and assisted AMR with 72 y/o female who was transported.


5:30am, observed National Weather Service issued a Small Craft Advisory for winds gusting to 25 kts in the afternoon, western portion of the channel.
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