Weekly Blotter | Nov. 6 – Nov. 12

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
November 6, 2023 to November 12, 2023
Calls for Service: 234


  • Officers issued 13 traffic enforcement actions during the week. 


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


  • Recovery of a Stolen License Plate (Duck Road)

On November 6, 2023, an officer on patrol was alerted to a stolen license plate through the Department’s automatic license plate recognition system.  After performing a hit verification, the officer initiated a traffic stop of the suspect vehicle. Following a brief investigation, the license plate, which had been stolen in Kitty Hawk, was seized.  It was determined the driver of the vehicle was not the registered owner of the vehicle and was not involved in the theft.  The case was handed off to the Kitty Hawk Police Department.

  • Suspicious Condition (Skimmer Way)

On November 7, 2023, officers responded after being advised of a suspicious person walking around a vacant home. The reporting party advised that the suspect appeared to be using a flashlight/headlamp while walking through the home in a manner consistent with criminal activity. Following a brief investigation, the officers determined the suspicious person worked for a local property management company and was attempting to complete a work order.

  • Suspicious Person (Duck Road)

On November 8, 2023, officers responded after being advised of a suspicious person soliciting donations  on behalf of the American Heart Association. Following a brief investigation, the officers found the person was in the company of a minor child. The adult did not provide ample evidence to prove the solicitation was legitimate, so the pair were asked to vacate the area per the request of several business owners. 


  • No traffic crashes reported this week.

WEEKLY TRAFFIC VOLUME (As determined by ALPR Detections)

ALPR Camera11-06-2311-07-2311-08-2311-09-2311-10-2311-11-2311-12-23
Northbound: Duck Into Corolla2249226024612627283920611224
Southbound: Currituck Into Duck2219226522442325239023341951
Northbound: SS Into Duck4379443246584793538441252523
Southbound: Duck Into SS3866395039144044402937413415
Total Detections1271312907132771378914642122619113
  • 51.8% of the vehicles that entered Duck passed through to Currituck County last week.