Vol. 15, No. 26 – Sept 21 – Oct 4, 2022 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

Wednes 8/31

1:05pm, dispatched to a male with altered mental status. Officers responded with VFD/AMR to a 74 y/o male who was in an accident a few days ago. Patient was assessed and transported to local hospital for further evaluation.

1:55pm, received report of an injured sea bird at the launch ramp. Officers responded and captured the bird for rescue volunteers to pick up.

Thursday 9/1

2:45am, received a request from Tow Boat US to secure a 60ft trimaran at the launch ramp for repairs. Officers granted the request, assisted with securing.

6:45am, observed a Small Craft Advisory in effect, raised warning pennant.

Friday 9/2

12:28am, received request for a tow from disabled 24ft motor vessel near the Harbor entrance. Officers responded and safely towed the vessel to L/R.

11:16am, dispatched to an allergic reaction at Harbor Cove. Officers responded with AMR/VFD to assist. Patient treated and transported to local hospital.

12:54pm, observed a transient repairing bike on Schooner Dr. Officers contacted and eventually convinced the individual to move belongings off street.

Saturday 9/3

10:00am, three new full time officers attending Marine Firefighting class at the Ventura Port District. The class is on don/duffing turnouts, Self Contained Breathing Apparatus and operation of the fireboat while fighting marine fires.

3:40pm, received report of a capsized PWC in the surf line. Officers responded in the fireboat to assist State Parks Lifeguards. The victim was rescued but his PWC was hard aground on the jetty, 10ft above the water line. It is unsafe to tow the PWC, Tow Boat US will salvage tomorrow.

9:45pm, observed a trashcan fire at the launch ramp washdown while on patrol. Officers were able to extinguish the fire without assistance.

Sunday 9/4

3:52pm, received report of an assault on a commercial sport fishing vessel. Officers responded with several law enforcement agencies to investigate.

7:15pm, received report of a grease/oil spill at Brophy Bro’s grease trap. Officer responded and assisted maintenance with containing the spill.

Monday 9/5

7:45pm, received report of overdue vessels, 2 PWC. Assisted Tow Boat US. The two victims were found and safely returned to the launch ramp.

8:25pm, dispatched to ill person, 99 y/o male in Ventura Marina Community.

11:34pm, dispatched to fall victim, 74 y/o male, Ventura Marina Community.

Tuesday 9/6

2:16pm, dispatched to water rescue at the Ventura Pier. Officers responded in Fireboat and Rescue watercraft to assist a swimmer in distress.

4:16pm, received multiple reports of a dead sealion adrift near Greenock lane jetty. Officers responded in Fireboat, disposed of the carcass.

Wednes 9/7

6:18pm, receiving multiple calls concerning sick/injured sealions through out the harbor. Officers gave CIMWI’s (Channel Isld marine wildlife inst) contact info.
Friday 9/9 2:42pm, officers have answered twenty-one (21) phone calls, mostly concerning the sick/injured sealions suffering from demoic acid poisoning. All sea lion calls are directed to CIMWI (channel islands marine wildlife institute) for help.

Saturday 9/10

10:36am, dispatched to a sick person at the Holiday Inn Express. Officers responded with AMR/VFD to the call. Patient transported to hospital.

Sunday 9/11

6:07am, officers raised colors to half mast in memorial of 911 victims.

Monday 9/12

12:00pm, received report of danger zone closure from Vandenburg military tests and or launch.

Tuesday 9/13

Dawn to Dusk, receiving multiple reports of injured or sick sea lions through out the harbor beaches and harbor areas. Relayed CIMWI contact info.


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