Harbor Police Log
9 p.m. Harbor Police was called to take a theft report from a vessel
in a marina off N. Harbor Drive. The victim reported about $3,000
worth of property as stolen.
11:30 p.m. The victim from April 1, reported that someone had taken
property from his vessel again without his permission. Harbor Police
conducted an investigation including lifting fingerprints from the
11 a.m. HP discovered that a vessel owned by an out-of-town person
was tied to another vessel in the A-8. The person in the A-8 was
claiming "salvage rights" saying the owner had not been out to his
boat in awhile. An investigation has begun regarding the incident.
2:30 p.m. HP arrested a subject for the vessel burglaries
reported on April 1 and April 3. Much of the stolen property was
7 a.m. HP was called after a subject returned boxes of possible
stolen property to the marina office in the above mentioned
burglaries (April 1 and April 3). The property was identified as
belonging to the victim.
11:55 a.m. HP found a sailing vessel adrift just outside the A-8
anchorage. They began to tow the boat when the owner made contact
with police. HP towed his boat to the National City Launch Ramp and
released it to him.
4:25 p.m. HP received a radio call saying a vessel was sinking in
the A-8 anchorage. HP and Coast Guard responded. Upon arrival it
was discovered the vessel was completely submerged and emitting a
sheen of gasoline on the water. The owner was notified and was able
to raise his vessel several days later. The Coast Guard is
investigating the gasoline spill in the water.
12:20 a.m. HP cited a subject for not displaying proper lights while
navigating in the dark near the 24th Street Marine Terminal.
10 a.m. HP arrested a subject in relation to the vessel
burglaries from April 1 and April 3 for an outstanding warrant.
(He wasn't having a good week.)
4 p.m. HP dive team members conducted a security training dive at
the HP long dock.
10:50 p.m. HP received a radio call to respond to the area near
the US Navy Base where a vessel had capsized and two persons were in
the water. The investigation revealed that the driver of the boat
was operating the vessel while under the influence of alcohol or
drugs when he collided with a buoy.
After colliding with the buoy, the operator tried without success
to start the boat. The vessel began to take on water and when a
large wake came by, the vessel capsized.
The operator was arrested for BUI and the passenger was
transported to and treated at a hospital for injuries sustained from
the collision. (The good news was, this wasn't the same
individual who was arrested for the burglaries on April 1 and April
12:20 p.m. HP cited a subject near the Coronado Bridge for
displaying improper registration numbers on his vessel and having no
certificate of registration on his boat.
1 p.m. HP received a report from a subject in the A-8 Anchorage who
claimed that unknown person(s) may have entered his vessel and taken
clothing without his permission.
4:20 a.m. HP stored a vessel near the Shelter Island Launch Ramp
that was illegally parked and displaying expired registration as of
11:40 a.m. HP contacted a person for not having a current permit
in the A-8 anchorage. The subject was cited for having no current
registration on the vessel.
1:50 p.m. HP responded to the area of Harbor Island regarding an
incidental fuel spill.
8:30 a.m. HP and Coast Guard responded to the area of the 24th
Street Marine Terminal regarding an incidental fuel spill.
8 a.m. The HP dive team conducted a security assessment dive in
Center San Diego Bay.
11 a.m. A subject reported that his kayak was stolen from his
boat slip in a marina off Harbor Drive.
Prior Harbor Police Logs
April 4, 2006
March 27, 2006