Saturday, September 08, 2007
Three Ventura County residents were arrested after jumping into the Los Angeles Harbor near the San Pedro Coast Guard base authorities said. Two women from Ventura and a man from Moorpark jumped off the Catalina Ferry Starship Express just before 4 p.m. and were later booked on suspicion of jumping from a moving vessel and swimming in the port, said Theresa Adams Lopez of the Los Angeles Port Police.
Starship ExpressThe three swam to shore and found Coast Guard base security waiting for them, but the Coast Guard did not press charges for trespassing, she said. "They are lucky they didn't sustain any injuries," said Coast Guard Lt. J.G. Andrew Munoz. "This is a serious matter."