Lifeguard/Harbor Patrol Blotter

Stolen sailboat found, bilge fire, and a shot television

Early October Harbor Patrol calls

Oct 13 Harbor Patrol impounded a small vessel that was adrift near buoy #19. The owner of the dinghy overheard USCG broadcasting the hazard on VHF channel 16. He then met Harbor Patrol at the ...

Slip and fall, suicide attempt, boat collision, motorhome fire, distressed whale

Lifeguard calls September 18 through 24

Sept 24 09:33 - Enforcement: Transient male acting erratic at Tourmaline parking lot. Lifeguard and SDPD respond. Suspect questioned and released by SDPD. 10:56 - Boating: Vessel taking on water 1 mile off of Mission ...

Boat fire turns out to be flag burning at Campland

San Diego lifeguard report Sept. 4-9

September 9 00:14 - Swimming: Possible suicide attempt south of OB Pier. Lifeguards, emergency, medical and SDPD units on scene. SDPD takes suspect into custody. 08:38 - Other: Smoke, possible boat fire near Campland by ...

Female swimmer unties boats; illegal aliens jump off dark boat onto Shelter Island

Two weeks of Harbor Patrol adventures

Sept 22 Harbor Patrol investigated a vessel collision that occurred at the Harbor Police guest slips when one vessel was attempting to back out of a slip in strong winds. Due to the impact of ...

Toy gun, pier jumper in boxers, and entangled whale on lifeguard to-do list

San Diego water blotter August 28-September 3

September 3 Harbor Patrol investigated a minor vessel collision in the Chula Vista Marina. Two vessels collided while one of them was attempting to enter a slip. The damage was minor. 07:51 Medical: 27 year-old ...

Baby locked in vehicle, 4 year-old drowning/aspiration at Leisure Lagoon

San Diego lifeguards called all over

Aug 13 11:02 Boating: Seaforth rental boat on rocks at Islandia Point. Lifeguard boat unit responds, Good Samaritan pulls off rocks and clears. 11:22 Medical: Vessel Humbolt reports patient with elevated heart rate. Lifeguard boat ...

Black's Beach knife-wielder found on trail

All in a week's work by San Diego lifeguards

August 6 01:37 Boating: Boat aground at Tourmaline. Reporting person states three occupants ran ashore and up Sea Ridge Drive. Lifeguard units respond. SDPD, Coast Guard, and Border Patrol are notified. Lifeguard confirms no occupants ...

Unable to re-attach his arm but saved his leg.

San Diego Harbor Patrol reports July 30-August 12

August 12 HP investigated a theft of some property that was taken from a boat in the A-2 Americas Cup Harbor. August 11 HP located an adrift dinghy in the area of the Grape Street ...

Overturned kayakers, pier jumpers, and seal harassers

San Diego lifeguards take care of us — July 24-30

July 30 0757 - Medical: 28 year-old male with a stingray injury at Blacks Beach. Lifeguard unit responds. Unable to locate. 0940 - Boating: Overturned kayak with 3 people in the water at Dana Landing. ...

Broadway pier swept by divers

To get it ready for the Giffords

July 21 HPD Dive Team members conducted a security sweep and assessment at Broadway Pier prior to the arrival of the newly named USS Gabrielle Giffords, which is an Independence-class littoral combat ship of the ...

Soggy jetskier unable to remount ski

Plus drug busts

July 15 HP issued a citation to a boater in the A-1 Anchorage who did not have a valid permit. HP were dispatched to the area of Buoy 22 for a boater needing assistance. It ...

Rule 9 infraction, boating under the influence, and inexperienced sailor

Large sailboat hitting anchored vessels in La Playa

July 6 HP took a phone report for a subject who claimed he hired a vessel mechanic to perform some work. The subject claimed the mechanic took miscellaneous engine components and cashed checks he should ...

Investigations and arrests on the waterfront

Busy in the wind

June 24 — HP investigated a vessel collision that occurred when an operator was attempting to pull out of his slip in a Harbor Island marina. The operator lost control of his boat in the ...

Wharf rats busy

Theft and vandalism monopolize Harbor Patrol's time last week

June 15 — HP investigated a burglary that occurred on a commercial fishing vessel in north SD Bay where unknown subjects broke into the vessel, damaging it and taking a few items. HP is still ...

Good Sam to the rescue

Vessel hits buoy, ejects occupants, does circles until dry

6/2 HP issued two citations to boaters that were illegally moored at the HPD Guest slips. 6/1 HP contacted a subject on the HPD guest slips and subject was subsequently arrested for an outstanding warrant. ...

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