Vol. 16, No. 12 – Mar 8 – Mar 21, 2023 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

Tuesday 2/14

9:00am, Weather service issued Gale warning for winds gusting to 40kts later. Officers raised two warning pennants at Port District.

Wednes 2/15

6:10pm, while on patrol in Rescue B-19, observed vessel, inflatable dinghy, in violation of speed ordinance and improper navigation lights. Officers issued warnings for violations and escorted the vessel back to the launch ramp.

Thursday 2/16

9:15am, received request for assistance from a disabled fishing vessel ¼ of mile outside the harbor. Officers responded with Tow Boat US and assisted the vessel to the Ventura Harbor boatyard for haulout.

1:00pm, dispatched to fall victim on the riprap near Marina Park. Officers responded, found fisherman upside down in the rocks. Responders were able to right the patient, assess, treat minor wounds and release at the scene.

Friday 2/17

4:40pm, dispatched to traffic collision on Spinnaker Drive. Officers responded, found the accident but no injuries occurred just damage to vehicles. Patrol stood by until Ventura PD arrived to conduct accident report.

Saturday 2/18

5:30pm, while on patrol in the Fireboat, officers observed large debris field of logs/sticks outside of the Harbor. They removed large logs when possible.

Sunday 2/19

1:23pm, received request to remove 250lbs of found chain. Officers removed the chain, hauled it off Rescue B-19 with hoist on the Fish-offloading pier.

5:00pm, received report of two very large logs adrift in the main channel of the harbor from Tow Boat US. Officers responded in Fireboat, towed the Hazards to the launch ramp, officers in the vehicle towed them to the roll-out dumpster.

Monday 2/20

4:10pm, while on patrol in Fireboat, observed and removed logs from the entrance of the harbor. Still, lots of debris in the water outside the Harbor.

Tuesday 2/21

2:00pm, observed NWS issued Storm Warning for winds gusting to 50 mph later today. Officers raised storm warning flag at the Port District flag pole.
Tuesday 2-21 6:56am, dispatched to a fire alarm in Portside complex. Officers responded with AMR/VFD to assist a 90 y/o male unable to turn off a fire alarm after burning his breakfast. Responders were able to locate and secure the alarm.

7:05pm, while locking up gates/restrooms at Harbor Cove lot, observing sand suspended in the air and sand drifts forming in the parking lot and Spinnaker Dr.

Friday 2-24 12:20pm, received report of an individual who tried to dry cannabis it the hand dryer of a restroom in the village. Officers responded, discover the strong scent and found the floor covered in the green leafy substance. The subject fled scene.

2:44pm, dispatched to an unknown problem at Andria’s Seafood. Officers responded with VFD/AMR to assist an intoxicated female transient. She was eventually transported to hospital for further evaluation for intoxication.

10:49pm, dispatched to an unconscious person near the Launch ramp restrooms. Officers responded with AMR/VFD to assist a 30 y/o male overdosed laying on the ground. The patient overdose, then his friend gave him 3 doses of Narcan. He eventually regained consciousness and was transported to hospital for eval.

Saturday 2-25

6:40am, observed Santa Clara Rivermouth breeched sometime last night.

9:03pm, dispatched to a fall in the Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded with VFD/AMR to a female who fell getting out of the jacuzzi. The patient was treated and then transported to local hospital by AMR.

Sunday 2-26

8:58pm, received report of a transient stealing a package from an apartment in the Portside. Officers responded, found a large package left behind in the general area of the theft. The property was retrieved and placed in lost & found.
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