Weekly Blotter | April 22 – April 28

Town of Duck Police Department

1259 Duck Road • Post Office Box 8369
Duck, North Carolina 27949

PHONE (252) 261-1112

FAX (252) 261-2108

Jeffrey E. Ackerman, Chief of Police

Weekly Police Report
April 22, 2024 – April 28, 2024
Calls for Service: 168

TRAFFIC

  • Officers issued 10 traffic enforcement actions during the week. 

PROPERTY CHECKS

  • 81 business checks were made.No unsecured doors were found.
  • 1 extra patrol was requested by an out-of-town property owner this week.      

INCIDENTS OF INTEREST

  • Animal Call (Duck Road)

On April 22, 2024, officers responded to a report of an injured deer. It was stated that the deer had an injured leg. Officers located the deer and found it to be mobile and not in distress, so the deer was allowed to go about its way.

  • Suspicious Condition (Duck Road / Olde Duck Road)

On April 24, 2024, officers on active criminal patrol observed subjects moving cones in the construction area. It was found that a parent and two teens were out partaking in tomfoolery. No other construction area problems were observed that evening.

  • Fraud (Duck Road)

On April 25, 2024, an observant and concerned clerk noticed an elderly subject depositing a large amount of cash into the Bitcoin ATM. The clerk requested officers check on the subject to determine if the subject was being defrauded. Officers made contact with the subject and while all signs suggested a swindle was being perpetrated, the subject was adamant that nothing was awry.

  • Larceny (Duck Road)

On April 28, 2024, officers responded to a report of a prior larceny. It was found that on April 26, 2024, two female subjects entered a business and while one female distracted an employee, the other female helped herself to numerous pieces of jewelry. The business has elicited the help of Facebook by posting pictures of the women with the hope the community will help identify them. Further investigation pending.

  • Assist Other Agency (Beech Tree Trail)

On April 28, 2024, officers were requested to assist the Southern Shores Police Department with a domestic dispute. Officers found the dispute between family members and a Duck officer provided back up while Southern Shores officers conducted field interviews/investigation.

TRAFFIC CRASHES

  • Duck Road / Station Bay Drive

On April 26, 2024, a passenger car was turning east from Duck Road. As the turning vehicle was waiting for traffic to clear, a pickup truck with a utility trailer failed to slow and struck a pickup truck on the rear bumper which then struck the turning vehicle on the rear bumper.

WEEKLY TRAFFIC VOLUME (As determined by ALPR Detections)

ALPR Camera04-22-2404-23-2404-24-2404-25-2404-26-2404-27-2404-28-24
Northbound: Duck Into Corolla2858291329883046304332312811
Southbound: Currituck Into Duck3627342637453926374844693361
Northbound: SS Into Duck6226624465066900765674625950
Southbound: Duck Into SS5448556756515820610159825485
Total Detections18159181501889019692205482114417607
  • 56% of the vehicles that entered Duck passed through to Currituck County last week.