Weekly Blotter | April 15 – April 21

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 15, 2024 – April 21, 2024
Calls for Service: 203


  • Officers issued 5 traffic enforcement actions during the week.


  • 114 business checks were made. 1 unsecured door was found.
  • 1 extra patrol was requested by an out-of-town property owner this week.     


  • Domestic Dispute (Jay Crest Road)

On April 15, 2024, officers were dispatched to the above listed location in reference to dispute between a married couple. Officers determined the dispute was verbal in nature. An amicable resolution was reached.

  • Suspicious Condition (Marlin Drive)

On April 16, 2024, a caller advised officers that a suspicious vehicle was seen twice in the past week. The driver of the vehicle was said to be unsteady on her feet. Duck officers will be conducting extra patrols in the area to look for the vehicle.

  • Town Code Violation (Marlin Drive)

On April 18, 2024, officers were dispatched to the above listed location in reference to a pool technician draining a pool onto the street and Duck Road. After being advised of the Town ordinance, the technician stopped draining the water.

  • Mutual Aid (Eleventh Avenue)

On April 19, 2024, Duck officers provided mutual aid assistance to the Southern Shores Police Department after approximately 100 people were reported to be attending a party at a rental home.  The renters were evicted from the property while Duck officers assisted with crowd control.

The party goers reassembled at the Hillcrest Beach access later in the evening. As the Southern Shores Police Department was clearing out the parking lot, a domestic occurred on scene. Duck officers again responded and assisted with an arrest of a male and crowd control.

  • Assist Agency (Periwinkle Place)

On April 20, 2024, Duck officers were dispatched to assist Southern Shores Police Department with a breaking and entering in progress.  The suspect was located and taken into custody.

  • Larceny (Sea Tern Drive)

On April 20, 2024, a rented bicycle was reported stolen.  

  • Noise Disturbance (Old Squaw Drive)

On April 21, 2024, officers were dispatched after receiving a report of loud music and excessive noise coming from this residence. The renters were polite, cooperative, and agreed to turn off the music before going inside for the night.  


  • No traffic crashes were reported this week.

WEEKLY TRAFFIC VOLUME (As determined by ALPR Detections)

ALPR Camera04-15-2404-16-2404-17-2404-18-2404-19-2404-20-2404-21-24
Northbound: Duck Into Corolla2611292529172739320929802442
Southbound: Currituck Into Duck3142368037653206453143122703
Northbound: SS Into Duck5930644864396463758270245591
Southbound: Duck Into SS5233568154865376602155944813
Total Detections16916187341860717784213431991015549
  • 55.6% of the vehicles that entered Duck passed through to Currituck County last week.