Harbor Police Log

March 13-17  Harbor Police dive team completed a 5-day Homeland Security Dive class which involved security assessment dives on different locations around the bay.

March 13
11:45 p.m. HP responded to a marina on Harbor Island where someone reported a vehicle burglary within the marina parking lot.

March 15
10:15 a.m. HP responded to a marina on Harbor Island to take a report of a theft of two radar monitors from a vessel in the marina.

10:45 a.m. HP responded to a Boat Yard on Shelter Island where a subject reported that over $10,000.00 worth of property had been taken off his boat.

8:10 p.m. HP took a report from a subject in a marina on Shelter Island regarding a theft from his boat. Two suspects were taken into custody for that theft.

March 17
5:25 p.m. HP responded to the A-8 anchorage regarding a domestic battery on a boat.  One person suffered minor injuries and the other subject was arrested and taken to jail.

9:15 p.m. HP responded to a marina on Shelter Island where there were reports of a loud party. Upon arrival, HP found several underage persons consuming alcohol in the presence of an adult. The adult was arrested for the violations and released on his written promise to appear.

March 18
10:25 a.m. HP responded to a report of a burglary at a Hotel and Marina on Shelter Island. Harbor Police is investigating.

March 19
11:55 a.m. HP took a report from a person who said his kayak was stolen from his private dock in San Diego Bay. Suspects broke a lock to the private dock to steal the kayak.

4:15 p.m. A vessel was towed from the A-9 anchorage and stored for being illegally anchored.

5:45 p.m. A subject was cited for being illegally anchored within the A-5 anchorage.

March 20
10:00 a.m. HP responded to the A-8 anchorage in response to a subject suffering chest pain. HP transported the subject to the National City Launch Ramp where he was met by paramedics and transported to the hospital.

10:30 a.m. HP was in the A-8 anchorage when they heard a woman calling for help. Apparently, the woman was on a small boat that was sinking. HP found the woman walking on the nearby beach with her swamped vessel nearby. HP gave the woman a courtesy ride back to her other vessel in the anchorage.

March 21
1 p.m. HP stored a derelict vessel from the A-8 anchorage for being illegally anchored.

March 22
1:53 a.m. HP contacted two subjects in Pepper Park for being in the park after hours.  The subjects were cited for the violations as well as for being in possession of open alcohol.

1:15 p.m. HP responded to the HP long dock where an injured person was being brought in from a commercial vessel. The person had suffered a head injury and was transferred to the hospital.

March 24
5:15 p.m. HP responded to the B Street Pier regarding a person who was needing medical attention. The subject was later transported to a nearby hospital.

March 25
4:45 p.m. HP responded to the Maritime Museum where a staff member reported a banner had been stolen.

8:11 p.m. HP observed a vessel leaving the A-8 anchorage and proceeding towards the National City Launch Ramp without proper lights or registration. The operator was cited for the violations.

8:20 p.m. HP responded to a vessel berthed off the Embarcadero Park where a subject was acting bizarre and irrational. HP took the subject into protective custody and transported him to a mental health facility.

March 26
12:30 a.m. HP assisted a boater who became disabled in the middle of the Chula Vista Channel.

5:15 p.m. HP responded to a marina on Harbor Drive regarding a possible environmental pollution incident.

7:15 p.m. HP took a report of a theft of a kayak from a vessel in a marina on Shelter Island.

11:30 p.m. HP assisted a disabled boater who lost power near the lower range marker off Shelter Island.

March 27
11:10 a.m. HP responded to the A-8 anchorage where a 73' vessel was stored for being illegally anchored. The vessel had pumps on it to pump out the water that was entering through the deteriorated hull.

11:45 a.m. HP observed an illegally anchored vessel in the A-8 anchorage. The vessel was 63' in length and was taking on water rapidly. It was stored at SBBY where it had to have several pumps placed on it to prevent it from sinking.