Weekly Blotter | Jan. 8 – Jan. 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
January 8, 2024 – January 14, 2024
Calls for Service: 240

TRAFFIC

  • Officers issued4traffic enforcement actions during the week. 

PROPERTY CHECKS

  • 101business checks were made.2 unsecured doors were found. 
  • 92 seasonal residential property checks were made. 1 unsecured door was found. 
  • 2extra patrols were requested by out-of-town property owners this week.      

INCIDENTS OF INTEREST 

  • Suspicious Condition (E Sea Hawk Drive)

On January 8, 2024, officers were dispatched to the above listed location in reference to a homeowner seeing someone on her security camera at their residence. Officers arrived and did not locate anyone at the residence. The windows and doors were checked, and all appeared secure.

  • Assist Agency (Duck Road)

On January 8, 2024, officers were dispatched to contact detectives from Currituck County Sheriff’s Office in reference to business break-ins that occurred in Corolla. Officers were able to locate the suspect vehicle involved in the crimes using our ALPR systems. The information was passed on to the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Suspicious Condition (Jay Crest Road)

On January 8, 2024, officers were dispatched to the above listed location in reference to an open door to the residence. The caller advised that the garage door was open and that no one was at the residence. Officers arrived and were able to contact the homeowner. Everything was okay and the garage door was secured at the homeowner’s request.

  • Suspicious Condition (Marlin Drive)

On January 9, 2024, Duck officers were dispatched to the above listed location in reference to a white truck being observed at the homeowner’s residence. The caller advised they also saw a person walking around their residence. Officers arrived and found a contractor for Dominion Power was switching out the meter

  • Traffic Hazard (Duck Road and Four Seasons Lane)

On January 9, 2024, officers on patrol during the windstorm removed several large tree branches from the roadway.

TRAFFIC CRASHES

  • Duck Road / Duck Deli

On January 8, 2024, a vehicle backing up to allow another vehicle to exit the Duck Deli parking lot, backed into a car behind it, causing minor damage. 

WEEKLY TRAFFIC VOLUME (As determined by ALPR Detections)

ALPR Camera01-08-2401-09-2401-10-2401-11-2401-12-2401-13-2401-14-24
Northbound: Duck Into Corolla1719127915342014207316601164
Southbound: Currituck Into Duck1763120115251914191814211314
Northbound: SS Into Duck 3640281633274140445337202662
Southbound: Duck Into SS3363248229763581361526542442
Total Detections1048577789362116491205994557582
  • 46% of the vehicles that entered Duck passed through to Currituck County last week.