Vol. 15, No. 08 – Jan 12 – Jan 25, 2022 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

Wednes 12/22

8:15am, contacted by a surfer who locked his keys in his vehicle. Officers were able to contact roadside assistance for the individual and he gained access to car.

11:15am, observed a semitruck successfully drive over the median near the VYC

Thursday 12/23

12:48pm, dispatched to a male complaining of abdominal pain in Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded with VFD/AMR to the call.

9:08pm, officers emptied the rain gauge, it recorded 2.63 inches of rain today.

Friday 12/24

7:00am, while on patrol, officers observed Santa Clara River flowing steadily.

5:02pm, officers assisting VPD with a trespassing call at the fuel dock. A search of the docks, vessels and office was conducted but no trespasser was found.

8:27pm, monitoring VPD with a suicidal subject on Spinnaker Dr. VPD was able to convince the individual to seek help and deescalate the situation.

Saturday 12/25

9:45pm, observed a strong storm cell moving through harbor, 30kts of South wind and extreme rain fall. Power outage for a few minutes.

11:10pm, observed 0.86 inches of rain in the gauge from yesterday and recently.

Sunday 12/26

11:33am, dispatched to cardiac/respiratory arrest on a vessel in VWM B-dock. Officers responded by and assisted VFD, VPD and AMR with the call. The patient was deceased for some time, resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful.

4:30pm, received request for assistance from TowBoat US with removing a sinking panga towed from Goleta. The vessel was placed on a trailer.

Tuesday 12/28

5:40am, observed the National Weather Service issued a Small Craft Advisory for Northwest winds gusting to 25kts later. Officers raised warning pennants.

3:31pm, received report of personal watercraft operating recklessly near Seaward. Officers met with the operators at the launch ramp and issued warnings for violations and educated on ordinances and state laws.

Wednes 12/29

7:25pm, received report of two commercial fishing vessels listing and or sitting low in the water. Officers investigated and found the vessels as reported. The owners were contacted and mitigated the issues.
Thursday 12/30 8:34am, dispatched to Holiday Inn for a fire alarm. Officers responded with VFD and determined the call was false after investigation.

11:33am, observing high flow of murky water from the barranca with debris.

9:30pm, dispatched to a medical in the Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded with VFD/AMR to assist a patient with her Oxygen generator.

Friday 12/31

12:23pm, while on patrol in Rescue B17, observed 3 novice kayakers impede & force a large crew boat to take evasive maneuvers operating in the main channel of the harbor. Officers contacted the group, educated them of “rule-of-tonnage.”

Saturday 1/1/22

8:00pm, received report of a sailboat that sank in its slip at VWM D-dock. Officers responded, determined no hazards, advised TowBoat US & Marina.

10:50pm, dispatched to an assault at 1583 Spinnaker Dr. Officers responded and assisted VFD, AMR and VPD with a family dispute. Eventually the revelers were able to calm down, get a ride home. A lot of alcohol involved, no medical.

Sunday 1/2/22

1:50pm, received report of broken dock at “Big Beach” in the keys. Officers investigated, found that the dock is city property and advised them of the issue.

9:30pm, dispatched to a sick person in Portside apartments. Officers responded and assisted VFD/AMR with the call. Patient transported to local hospital.

Monday 1/3/22

4:33am, while on patrol, observed 13 semi-trucks on Spinnaker waiting 4 squid.



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