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.
11:45 p.m. HP responded to a marina on Harbor Island where
someone reported a vehicle burglary within the marina parking lot.
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
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.
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.
10:25 a.m. HP responded to a report of a burglary at a Hotel
and Marina on Shelter Island. Harbor Police is investigating.
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.
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.
1 p.m. HP stored a derelict vessel from the A-8 anchorage for
being illegally anchored.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.