Lifeguard/Harbor Patrol Blotter

Harbor Patrol calls — rowing dinghies and wind don’t mix

Nov.20-Dec.9 report

Dec 9 Harbor Patrol responded to an adrift vessel near Harbor Island. Harbor Patrol located an adrift kayak which was then taken to the Harbor Patrol dock and impounded. Dec 8 Harbor Patrol were dispatched ...

Lifeguard oddities of 2017

Female swimming around boats untying them, truck sinks launching from Shelter Island ramp, naked boater throwing stuff off boat,

March 15 – Harbor Patrol responded to the A-2 Anchorage (Americas Cup Harbor) to investigate a subject acting erratically aboard a sailboat he set adrift. The naked subject was throwing items from the vessel into ...

Call for naught

San Diego water emergencies in 2017 that weren't

July 24 Boating: 911 call for a vessel accident off Ski Beach. Lifeguard boat unit responds, turns out not to be a vessel accident. A PWC was overturned and being harassed by two other PWC’s. ...

Navy nabs lobster divers, Harbor Patrol rescues tired swimmer

Harbor reports Oct. 22 — Nov. 10

Nov 10 - HP issued three citations to subjects that were caught scuba diving within San Diego Bay. The subjects were caught by the Navy and were found to be lobster fishing. - HP responded ...

Dead sea turtle, dog locked in car, drunken dad with infants

Lifeguard reports Oct. 23 through Oct. 29

Oct 29 09:00 - Medical: Lifeguards and emergency respond to incident with multiple patients. Lifeguards clear. Fire handles. 11:28 - Medical: Lifeguard responds to 911 call of stingray patient near Black Gold Rd. Patient is ...

Two persons rescued at Blacks Beach cliff, stingray barb imbedded, speeding at Hilton, stuck kayakers at Devil's Slides, human-like sea lion

Lifeguards busy Sept 26-Oct.1

Oct 1 07:55 - Swimming: 54-year-old male pulled from the water at Bahia Point, Mission Bay Triathlon event. Special events lifeguard on scene, CPR in progress, automated external defibrillator deployed. 1 shock given. Medical, emergency ...

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. ...

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