Vol. 17, No. 13 – Mar 20 – April 2, 2024 – Harbor Patrol Blotter

Tuesday 2/27

2:00pm, received report of an RC sailboat caught in a dock near Marina Park. Officers responded, were able to rescue the RC sailboat, returned to owner.

10:24pm, dispatched to pregnancy issue at restrooms in the Village. Officers responded with AMR/VFD to assist a 20 y/o homeless female have labor pains. The patient refused treatment and/or any assistance from responders.

Wednes 2/28

6:30am, dispatched to injured ankle in riverbottom south of Surfers Knoll. Officers responded with AMR/VFD and transported medics to the scene in Patrol truck. The patient was treated and transported to local hospital

6:30pm, while on patrol in the Fireboat, officers contacted several vessels engaged in hoop net fishing. All fishermen followed ordinances.

Thursday 2/29

10:30am, Patrol Officers training new Marine Safety Officers on duties as deckhands on rescue vessels and other duties for MSO’s.

Friday 3/1

4:40pm, dispatched to traumatic injuries on commercial vessel Island Explorer. Officers responded to VHV I-dock, assisted with moving the patient to a gurney.

Saturday 3/2

9:40am, new patrol officers undertaking the USCG license application, after passing all testing. Seasoned patrol officers assisting with the lengthy process.

Sunday 3/3

8:33am, officers raised Gale warning pennants for winds gusting to 35kts later.

11:13am, dispatched to a fall patient at the VYC. Officers responded and assisted VFD/AMR with a 98 y/o patient who fell on the dock.

6:57pm, dispatched to difficulty breathing at VYC. Officers responded with AMR/VFD and assisted the patient, who was eventually transported to hospital.

Thursday 3/7 8:31am, dispatched to a traffic accident on Spinnaker Dr. Officers responded with VFD/AMR to assist a patient with neck/hip pain. Patient transported.

7:44pm, dispatched to an ill person in the Ventura Marina Community. Officers responded with AMR/VFD to assist the patient who was transported to hospital.

Friday 3/8

9:58am, a sink hole was discovered near the entry feature at Spinnaker Dr. The City of Ventura is repairing sewer lines that have failed in the area.

8:43pm, while on patrol in the truck, officers observed that Navigator Dr. north bound lanes were closed due to the sink hole and sewer work by Ventura City.

Saturday 3/9

3:51pm, while on patrol in Fireboat, officers observed a large hat blown off a crew member of the dive boat Spectre. The hat was retrieved and returned.

8:00pm, while on patrol in vehicle, observed a large bon fire near Surfers Knoll. Officers contacted the youths, extinguished the fire. A large group was forming, parking in the village. Ventura PD was on scene, dispersing the crowd.

Sunday 3/10

5:15pm, received report of a suspicious person frightening customers at the Casa de Regalos in the village. Officers responded, contacted the individual who was under the influence of some sort of opioid. He eventually sped up his purchase after what seemed like forever to count his money and left without incident.

Monday 3/11

10:00am, officers conducting tow training with Fireboat and Rescue Boat 19.

11:50am, received a mayday call via cellphone from the skipper of a disabled motor vessel near the Ventura Pier. Officers responded in Rescue Boat 19 to assist the disabled vessel and towed to the launch ramp.

10:15pm, while returning from patrol in the vehicle, observed the power go out throughout the harbor. Fielding multiple calls for information on the outage. Relaying to inquiries that officers were in the dark about the cause.

10:17pm, dispatched to electric hazard near the National Parks building. Officers responded with VFD, unable to locate source, contacted Edison.

Tuesday 3/12

7:45pm, contacting several vessels hoop netting near the entrance. Most vessels were deficient in safety equipment. Issued warnings for violations.


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