La Jolla Light Crime and Public Safety News: May 3

Construction worker injured on Torrey Pines Road

A worker at a house under construction in La Jolla was rescued after falling down a 30-foot opening the afternoon of April 25. A crew from San Diego Fire-Rescue Department worked with a life-pulley system that uses the aerial ladder on the fire truck to get the worker out of the tight spot at the site on Coast Walk west of Torrey Pines Road near La Jolla Bay at about 6:30 p.m.

The worker was taken to a hospital for treatment. Information about his injuries was not available.

Abandoned boat found on La Jolla Shores beach

A small boat was found by lifeguards in the water just off La Jolla Shores, the morning of April 26, and federal officials later took possession of the vessel, said San Diego Fire-Rescue spokesman José Ysea. He added that someone spotted the boat just off the sand near lifeguard Tower 33 in La Jolla Shores around 6 a.m.

Lifeguards pulled the boat onto the sand and notified federal officials. Nothing could be seen inside the vessel, he said: “Nobody was around, no people were around, they just found it abandoned.”

Lifeguards said the boat had about 15 gallons of fuel.

Agents with Customs and Border Protection’s Air and Marine Operations unit took custody of the boat and a boat-towing contractor pulled the boat out into the ocean to tow it to Mission Bay.

This is at least the second abandoned boat found at a San Diego beach this week. A panga carrying six life jackets was found ditched on a Sunset Cliffs beach early Monday morning.

Police Blotter

April 7

Grand theft over $950, 500 block Carla Way, 7 p.m.

April 13

Fraud, 400 block Rosemont St., midnight

April 20

Assault, (details unavailable by deadline), 7900 block Girard Ave., 4:08 p.m.

April 21

Vehicle theft, 600 block Loring St., 10 p.m.

April 22

Vandalism over $400, 5500 block Ladybird Lane, 8 p.m.

April 23

Drug/Alcohol violation, 2500 block La Jolla Parkway, 2:07 p.m.

April 24

Residential burglary, 6900 block El Paseo Laredo, 4:30 p.m.

Vehicle break-in/theft, 1100 block Prospect St., 4:30 p.m.

Assault with a deadly weapon (details unavailable by deadline), 2000 block Torrey Pines Road, 4:41 p.m.

Commercial burglary, 7900 block Ivanhoe Ave., 6 p.m.

April 25

Possession of more than 28.5 grams of marijuana, 800 block Pearl St., 5:52 a.m.

Petty theft, 1100 block Opal St., 2:13 p.m.

Vehicle theft, 700 block Sapphire St., 4 p.m.

Petty theft, 5700 block Santa Fe St., 10 p.m.

April 28

Grand theft, over $950, 1000 block Opal St., 2:30 p.m.

April 29

Vandalism, less than $400, 5200 block Chelsea St., 12:15 a.m.

April 30

DUI: Alcohol, 1500 block Torrey Pines Road, 12:25 a.m.

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