Weekly Blotter | August 28 – September 3

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
August 28, 2023 – September 3, 2023
Calls for Service: 278

  • Officers issued 22 traffic enforcement actions during the week.
  • 162 business checks were made. 1 unsecured door was found.
  • 1 extra patrol was requested by an out-of-town property owner this week.
·       Open Door (Christopher Drive)

On August 29, 2023, officers were dispatched to investigate a door observed standing open. Upon arrival, officers discovered the home was occupied and the door had intentionally been left open.

·       Suspicious Condition (Duck Road)

On August 30, 2023, an employee reported receiving unusual texts and a fraudulent letter from the Health Department about working conditions. Management believed both came from a disgruntled former employee.

·       Domestic Dispute (Spinnaker Court)

On August 31, 2023, officers responded to a domestic dispute in progress. Upon arrival, officers determined that 22-year-old Troy Thurlow and 23-year-old Nina Hatmal, both of Grandview, Missouri had assaulted each other. Both suspects were arrested and charged with assault. Due to the domestic nature of the charges, both suspects were held without bond pending a court appearance.

·       Open Door (Widgeon Drive)

On August 31, 2023, officers were dispatched to investigate a door observed standing open. Upon arrival, officers checked the residence and found it vacant, but saw no sign of forced entry or anything unusual. The door was secured, and the homeowner was notified of the findings.

·       Parking Lot of 1564 Duck Road

On August 31, 2023, officers took a report for a hit and run, after a vehicle struck a parked vehicle while backing out of a parking space. No suspect information was available at the time of the report.

·       1264 Duck Road

On September 1, 2023, officers received a report of a vehicle backing into a parked vehicle. The owners chose to exchange information in lieu of a report, as the damage was less than $1,000.00.

WEEKLY TRAFFIC VOLUME (As determined by ALPR Detections)
ALPR Camera08-28-2308-29-2308-30-2308-31-2309-01-2309-02-2309-03-23
Northbound: Duck Into Corolla3955402642832688544271035531
Southbound: Currituck Into Duck3901406643392732460160975368
Northbound: SS Into Duck70917127730952889620107859456
Southbound: Duck Into SS6342651171384188739088618471
Total Detections21289217302306914896270533284628826
  • 58.2% of the vehicles that entered Duck passed through to Currituck County last week.