Weekly Blotter | April 8 – April 14

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 8, 2024 – April 14, 2024
Calls for Service: 222


  • Officers issued 7 traffic enforcement actions during the week. 


  • 104 business checks were made. 1 unsecured door was found.
  • 74 seasonal property checks were made.
  • 2 extra patrols were requested by out-of-town property owners this week.      


  • Suspicious Condition (Station Bay Drive)

On April 8, 2024, officers responded after receiving a report that two males were seen at the residence which was supposed to be vacant. Upon arrival, the officers found the males were working at the residence as requested by the homeowner.

  • Assist Person (Duck Road)

On April 9, 2024, officers were asked to assist a boater with docking his vessel.  Officers tied off the boat to the dock and helped the passengers disembark.

  • Dispute (Duck Road)

On April 9, 2024, officers were dispatched to a domestic dispute.  Upon arrival, officers determined a male and female had been involved in a verbal dispute. The parties were able to compose themselves before leaving the area without further incident.

  • Welfare Check (Sound Sea Avenue)

On April 12, 2024, a concerned party asked officers to check on the welfare of a subject at his residence.  Officers found the subject to be fine.

  • Larceny (Duck Road)

On April 13, 2024, officers were dispatched to investigate the larceny of a power reciprocating saw. Management identified the suspect, who agreed to return the stolen saw after being interviewed by the officers. Management declined to pursue criminal charges but asked that the suspect be permanently trespassed from the business.


  • Duck Road / 1180 Duck Road

On April 13, 2024, a vehicle stopped for pedestrians crossing in a marked crosswalk when the following vehicle failed to stop before striking the first vehicle.  Minor damage was reported occurred. No injuries were reported.

WEEKLY TRAFFIC VOLUME (As determined by ALPR Detections)

ALPR Camera04-08-2404-09-2404-10-2404-11-2404-12-2404-13-2404-14-24
Southbound: Currituck Into Duck2276240924672359239823312460
Northbound: Duck Into Corolla2651279928092894331035593080
Northbound: SS Into Duck5185552157325765669262705062
Southbound: Duck Into SS4724491650274922524247814667
Total Detections14836156451603515940176421694115269
  • 52.4% of the vehicles that entered Duck passed through to Currituck County last week.