Vol. 15, No. 20 – June 29 – July 12, 2022 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

Wednes 6/08

5:05pm, while on patrol in Fireboat, officers contacted and escorted a long distance swimmer outside the breakwall back to shore.

Thursday 6/09

9:20am, dispatched to an Ocean Rescue, swimmer caught in a rip current. Officers responded in Fireboat along with State Parks, VFD, AMR. The swimmer was assisted and safely returned to shore.

9:45am, received report of a vessel sinking in slip VWM D-dock. Officers responded in Fireboat with portable pump to dewater a 28ft Columbia. The boat was nearly full, dewatering was successful and the vessel towed to boatyard.

Friday 6/10

12:06am, received report of vehicles “burning-out” at the Launch Ramp lot. Officers responded, observed vehicles in violation. Issued warning, all left area.

8:15pm, received report of an injured pelican at VWM A-dock. Officers responded and captured the bird for rescue volunteers, to rehabilitate.

Saturday 6/11

8:00am, while monitoring out rigger canoe race in the fireboat, officers ran the fire monitor to honor a recently deceased paddler from the Hokuloa club.

1:13pm, received dispatch to stingray strike at Harbor Cove. Officers responded with hot water to assist State Parks lifeguards with the patient.

Sunday 6/12

3:25pm, observed and received multiple reports of Personal Watercraft in violation of speed and wake ordinance throughout the harbor. Officers contacted many operators at the launch ramp and from the Fireboat. Issued warnings and educated multiple operators on ordinances and operations.

Monday 6/13

1:22pm, dispatched to a stingray strike at Harbor Cove. Officers responded with hot water to assist State Parks lifeguards with the patient.

Wednes 6/15

2:15pm, dispatched to a stingray strike at Harbor Cove. Officers responded and assisted State Parks Lifeguards with victim, brought hot water for treatment.

2:55pm, dispatched to a stingray strike at Tower 3 Harbor Cove. Officers responded and assisted State Parks with victim with hot water for treatment.

Thursday 6/16

5:51pm, dispatched to an Ocean rescue low at VIM K&L docks for a vessel colliding with vessels. Officers responded in Fireboat to the call. The vessel collided with one vessel and no injuries were sustained. Minor damage occurred

Friday 6/17

3:37pm, received report of a large peddle boat beset by strong winds in the A-basin near VIM G-dock. Officers responded in the Fireboat to assist. The vessel was found in area reported with 1 POB & towed back to Dreamer rental dock.

Saturday 6/18

7:35am, dispatched to a 90 y/o male unconscious/unresponsive. Officers responded with VFD/AMR to the Ventura Marina Community. Unfortunately, the patient was deceased for awhile and resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful.

Sunday 6/19

11:13am, while on patrol, officers observed a female passed out in a vehicle. After repeated attempts, the individual was awakened and appeared under the influence. She refused any medical treatment and went back to sleep.

5:18pm, received a mayday call via VHF 16 from a disabled 40ft sailboat just outside the harbor, near #4 buoy. Officers responded in the fireboat along with Tow Boat US. The vessel was taken en tow to their slip in VIM C-dock.

Monday 6/20

4:40am, dispatched to a carbon monoxide alarm at Portside complex. No injuries occurred, firefighters explaining functions of the alarm to owners.

7:33pm, dispatched to chest pain in the Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded with VFD/AMR to a 77 y/o female, she was transported to hospital.



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