Weekly Blotter | Jan. 22 – Jan. 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
January 22, 2024 – January 28, 2024
Calls for Service: 269

TRAFFIC

  • Officers issued 3 traffic enforcement actions during the week. 

PROPERTY CHECKS

  • 125business checks were made.1 unsecured door was found. 
  • No extra patrols were requested by out-of-town property owners this week.    

INCIDENTS OF INTEREST 

  • Open Door (East Tuckahoe Drive)

On January 24, 2024, officers were dispatched to the above location after a realty company employee found the front door unlocked. Officers arrived and checked the residence and found no sign of criminal or suspicious activity.  

  • Dispute (Duck Road)

On January 25, 2024, officers were contacted by a supervisor with The Fred Smith Company in reference to an aggressive driver threatening workers at the road construction project near Dune Road. Officers were able to identify the suspect who frequently drives through Duck.  Officers have been actively working to locate the suspect.

  • Assist Agency (Duck Road at Hillcrest Drive)

On January 26, 2024, the Southern Shores Police Department received a call about a confused elderly female walking down the multiuse path. The on-duty Duck officers were near the reported location and contacted Southern Shores officers to ask if they could assist. The Southern Shores officers concurred, and the Duck officers immediately located the female and comforted her until Southern Shores officers arrived on scene.

  • Suspicious Vehicle (Four Seasons Lane)

On January 26, 2024, officers were dispatched to this location after a suspicious vehicle was seen parked in the driveway. The caller advised officers that he had already checked the house and did not locate any criminal or suspicious activity. Just as officers arrived on scene, the caller requested that the officers cancel their response because the vehicle had been moved.

  • Suspicious Condition (West Charles Jenkins Lane)

On January 26, 2024, officers were dispatched to this location after the caller observed a large amount of water coming from the pool area. The responding officer located a broken water pipe but was unable to locate a shut off valve. The managing realty company responded to handle the situation.

Suspicious Condition Prior (Olde Duck Road)

On January 26, 2024, officers were dispatched to this location after an employee of a rental management company reported seeing a vehicle unknown to them using the electric vehicle charging port at the residence. The vehicle left the scene before the officers arrived, so the officers agreed to provide extra patrols overnight; however, later that day the realty company called the officers and advised the suspicious vehicle was owned by a relative of the homeowner who had granted them permission to use the charging port. 

  • Assist Agency (Duck Road)

On January 27, 2024, the North Carolina Highway Patrol requested that Duck officers respond to the parking lot of The Paper Canoe to locate two vehicles that were involved in a crash in Corolla following a road rage incident. Duck officers arrived and kept the peace until a State Trooper arrived to investigate the crash.  

TRAFFIC CRASHES

  • Christopher Drive / Pamela Court

On January 25, 2024, one vehicle was traveling west on Christopher Drive and the other vehicle was traveling east on Christopher Drive. While passing each other both driver’s side mirrors struck. The investigating officer took a report.

WEEKLY TRAFFIC VOLUME (As determined by ALPR Detections)

ALPR Camera01-22-2401-23-2401-24-2401-25-2401-26-2401-27-2401-28-24
Northbound: Duck Into CorollaA significant technical issue was discovered with the cameras at these locations. A request for an immediate repair is underway. Full service is expected to be restored on or before February 1, 2024.
Southbound: Currituck Into Duck
Northbound: SS Into Duck 3289375339084016420631352057
Southbound: Duck Into SS3201342634563450340126111993
Total Detections