Harbor Police Log April 4, 2006
9:20 a.m. Port General Services pulled a vessel that had been
intentionally sunk in the A-8 anchorage onto land to collect
evidence. An investigation is ongoing in the incident.
10 a.m. Harbor Police stored a vessel that had been illegally
anchored in the A-8 anchorage. The vessel was taking on water and
had to be pulled from the Harbor immediately to prevent it from
3:59 p.m. Harbor Police contacted two persons in a boat off Shelter
Island for fishing violations. During the contact it was discovered
that one of the subjects was wanted in Florida for aggravated
assault with a deadly weapon. That subject was arrested and will be
extradited to Florida for prosecution.
11:30 p.m. Harbor Police responded to the A-3 Anchorage where two
females reported a drunken male was causing problems. Harbor Police
arrived and found a partially naked male who was extremely
intoxicated on board the females' boat. The male was arrested for
being drunk in public and he was charged with sexual battery.
5:39 p.m. Harbor Police received a call to investigate a report of a
stolen vessel being operated near Shelter Island. Harbor Police
contacted the suspect vessel and found two subjects on board. While
conducting an interview with the two persons on the boat, the owner
arrived and informed HP that even though the two subjects had taken
the vessel without permission, he did not wish to press charges. The
two subjects were released.
9:40 a.m. HP stored a vessel that was found to be illegally
anchored in the A-8 anchorage. The owner retrieved the vessel from
SBBY on 04-05-06.
12:50 a.m. HP responded to the Coronado Cays
regarding a possible oil spill on a sinking vessel. HP arrived and
found an almost fully submerged boat. HP began pumping out water
from the vessel and Vessel Assist arrived to help. The owner arrived
and made arrangements for his vessel. Vessel Assist contained the
spill and HP notified the Coast Guard.
11:57 p.m. HP responded to the area of 2600 N. Harbor Drive where a
skateboarder found an elderly woman floating in the water. The
skateboarder rescued the woman from the water before flagging down a
passing HP officer. HP called paramedics. The female was treated for
hypothermia on scene and then transported to the hospital for
9:55 p.m. HP responded to the area of the National City Launch Ramp
where a woman was stranded in a dinghy with no motor. She had become
weak due to the high winds and choppy water and was unable to row
herself to her boat. HP had the woman board their vessel and
transported her to the vessel in the A-8 anchorage.
12:30 p.m. HP found a vessel adrift in the channel just outside the
A-8 anchorage. The vessel did not have an anchor attached and was
stored at SBBY for being a hazard to navigation. The owner retrieved
the vessel on 04-05-06;
2:30 p.m. HP responded to a marina near the America's Cup Harbor
where boat burglaries had been occurring. HP located a suspect in
these burglaries and arrested him. He was transported to jail and
various items that had been reported as stolen were retrieved.
Prior Harbor Logs
March 27, 2006