Lifeguard/Harbor Patrol Blotter

Lifeguard/Harbor Patrol Blotter

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. ...

Speeding Jetski rider hits shoal, gets ejected

End-of-May Harbor Patrol happenings

May 27 — HP responded to South Bay for a Jet Ski collision. It was found that the operator of the Jetski was unfamiliar with the area and struck a shoal / sand bar which ...

Sailboat sinks truck at ramp

Excerpts from last week's Harbor Patrol report

May 20 — HP responded to a north bay anchorage for a subject that was feeling depressed and suicidal. HP transported the subject to shore and then to County Mental Health for an evaluation. — ...

Disabled sailboat removed from cruise ship path; stoned stowaway stowed in county jail

The latest happenings of the Harbor Patrol

May 12 — HP impounded a vessel that was illegally anchored in Glorietta Bay without a valid permit. This vessel was recently impounded for the same violation. May 9 — HP were dispatched to the ...

Three sots on a barge, petty theft, and drifting dingies

Plus a collision during the Red Bull races

April 22 — HP issued a citation to the owner of an illegally anchored vessel in the A1 anchorage (La Playa Cove). April 21 — HP issued a citation to the owner of an illegally ...

A look at what the Harbor Patrol has been up to this month

Calls to respond

April 15 — HP contacted subject aboard vessel adrift in N. Bay. After assisting boater with contacting commercial assistance, subject was also served with a temporary restraining order that was previously unserved. April 14 — ...

Harbor Patrol investigates and responds

From observations to citations

April 1 — HP arrested subject with outstanding warrants aboard illegally moored vessel at Pepper Park dinghy dock. Vessel towed. March 29 — HP located an abandoned vessel that was dragging anchor in the main ...

Partially intoxicated, couple argues while boat circles

Harbor Patrol highlights from January and February

February 7 — HP responded to an adrift dinghy near the Shelter Island Launch Ramp. The dinghy was taken to the HPD impound dock. February 6 — HP issued a citation to a boater who ...

January Harbor Patrol highlights

Fishy fisherman arrested, hostage situation at Kona Kai

January 1 HP responded to a subject who had a dizzy spell and crashed his bicycle into the bay next to the Star of India Ship. A HP diver and vessel unit retrieved him from ...

Allegedly drunk sailor collides with several moored vessels on Christmas Day

How the Harbor Patrol spent the holidays

December 26 HP was contacted regarding two vessels that were not permitted and illegally anchored in the A-5 Anchorage, Glorietta Bay. Both owners were contacted and issued citations. December 25 HP were dispatched to the ...

Plane down in La Jolla Cove? What plane?

December's emergency calls — or lack thereof

December 18 10:40 Swimmer: Sunset Cliffs Call Box Call, check the welfare on a surfer possibly tired and cold at Osprey. Lifeguard, Jet unit and a lifeguard rescue vessel respond, surfer clear lifeguards clear. 14:38 ...

Last year's emergencies

The best of Lifeguard and Harbor Patrol reports from over the 2015 holidays

January 2, 2016 Subject broke into a 85’ Hornblower vessel shortly after midnight and was able to start the vessel and remove it from the dock. The vessel was later discovered missing by employees and ...

Intruding sea lion gets illegally nailed

Ordered set free

December 9 — HP were dispatched to a dinghy that was a hazard to navigation near Shelter Island. HP located the halfway-submerged dingy and transported it to the impound dock. December 5 — HP responded ...

It’s not all fun in the sun

Summer's quirkiest lifeguard and harbor patrol news of 2016

July 15 — LG requests medics for a combative 42 Y/O male bleeding from the mouth at Oliver ct. Medics transport PT to UCSD. July 14 — HP caught a male subject that was smoking ...

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