Vol. 14, No. 26 – Sept 22 – Oct 5, 2021 – Harbor Patrol Blotter


9:15am, received a complaint from a boater about the Coast Guard boarding a vessel in the fog in the entrance yesterday. An inbound vessel nearly collided with them during the contact. Advised to contact Coast Guard for more info.

7:45pm, educated the operator of a Swan peddle boat about operating after sunset and operating outside of the harbor near the entrance.


5:00am, received report of a person falling off the dock into the water near 1691 Spinnaker Dr. Officers responded but were unable to locate anyone in the water.

10:20am, received a mayday call from a boat dead in the water, 3 miles offshore. Officers responded in Rescue B17 and towed the vessel to the fuel dock. Likely 130 gallons of fuel were siphoned from his vessel. Once fueled it started up.

7:52pm, dispatched to a fall victim at Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded and assisted VFD/AMR with the call. Lift assist only, no medical.


12:03pm, while on patrol in Fireboat, officers observed a juvenile humpback whale near the Harbor Entrance. Officers observed, it appeared not in danger.

5:33pm, while on patrol in the fireboat, officers educated the operator of a PWC (personal watercraft) about speed and wake ordinance in the main channel.

6:04pm, dispatched to an Ocean rescue, swimmer in distress at Surfers Knoll. Officers responded by truck and in the fireboat to the call. A long-distance swimmer was outside the surfline, in no distress. Advised swim closer to shore.


6:03am, while on patrol officers observed a tree had fallen from Harbor Blvd onto Navigator near the Holiday Inn Express. Later, Crews removed the tree.

10:05am, while on patrol in RB17, officers observed a humpback whale approximately ½ mile off the Harbor Entrance. Also observed thick Red Tide.


6:00am, flags placed at half mast to honor the victims of 9/11.

8:10am, contacted by a surfer about a hypothermic swimmer being assisted into the beach by swim club. Activated EMS and officers began treatment for hypothermic symptoms for an 18 y/o female. Patient was transported by AMR.

9:20am, receiving reports of a whale in harbor, officers in the Fireboat and Rescue B17 were attempting to persuade a humpback whale to leave the main channel of the harbor, keeping inbound/outbound vessels away from mammal.

10:59am, dispatched to chest pain in the Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded and assisted VFD/AMR. 68 y/o female transported to hospital.

5:21pm, received report of two whales in the harbor. Officers responded in the Fireboat and found a baby whale near the entrance and one outside the harbor.


11:30am, Art Walk in the village has the area at capacity for people and parking.

5:50pm, dispatched to a medical at 1691 Spinnaker Dr, Island Packers. Officers responded with VFD/AMR to assist with the call.

8:54pm, received a request to open a locked parking lot so a vehicle could get out. After brief investigation, discovered the person was in CI Harbor.

Monday 9/13

8:34am, dispatched to an ill person at 1591 Spinnaker. Officers responded and found a 51 y/o male who drank too much alcohol. Transported to hospital.







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