POA presents Community Patrol, Marine Patrol reports for May

The speed trailers issued 85 speeding tickets in the month of May. Photo by Canyon Lake Insider.

The Canyon Lake POA presented on July 2 the Community Patrol and Marine Patrol reports for the month of May.

Community Patrol

Community Patrol received 833 calls for service in the month of May. Sixty-six suspicious persons/vehicles were reported.

Staff performed 4,314 foot patrols of amenities and parks.

Four speeding citations were issued by staff. The speed trailers issued 85 speeding citations. Staff issued three miscellaneous traffic citations, 147 parking citations, and three golf cart citations.

Six noise citations and 18 animal-related citations were issued.

Thirty-two failure to comply citations and four verbal abuse to staff citations were issued. 

Staff confiscated 688 guest passes and issued 13 citations for gate running.

There were 40,191 guest entries and 99,350 RFID entries at the Main Gate, 26,761 guest entries and 49,629 RFID entries at the East Gate, and 15,470 guest entries and 32,822 RFID entries at the North Gate.

There were five vehicle accidents and five vandalism incidents reported.

Marine Patrol

Marine Patrol received 440 calls for service. Staff performed 339 boat safety inspections, 32 boat tows, five battery assists, and 56 quagga inspections.

Staff performed 32 fishing license checks and issued one fishing license citation.

One citation was issued for expired/no registration (state).

One lifejacket warning, eight excessive wake warnings, two follow counter-clockwise pattern warnings, five expired/no registration (state) warnings, and nine non-compliance warnings were issued.

Marine Patrol boats operated a total of 171.8 hours on the main lake and 155 on the East Bay.

Boat one operated 61.5 hours. Boat two operated 189.7 hours. Boat three did not operate in May. Boat four operated 75.9 hours.

About Community Patrol

Community Patrol services are provided by the POA. Its primary functions are rules and regulations compliance, gate access control, and incident observation and reporting to the POA.

Community Patrol can assist with barking or loose dogs, illegal fishing, loud noise complaints, motorcycle riding in the community, speeding vehicles, parking violations, vehicle accidents, and other non-emergency incidents.

The primary functions of Marine Patrol are rules and regulations compliance, quagga and boat safety inspections, and incident observation and reporting to the POA.

Police Services

Residents are reminded to contact the police department for incidents pertaining to the law. Police services are provided by the City of Canyon Lake through a contract with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. For emergencies or to report a crime, call 911.


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