Weekly Blotter | June 3 – June 9

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
June 3, 2024 – June 9, 2024
Calls for Service: 139

TRAFFIC

  • Officers issued 6 traffic enforcement actions during the week. 

PROPERTY CHECKS

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

INCIDENTS OF INTEREST

  • Larceny (Duck Road)

On June 3, 2024, officers took a report in reference to two stolen beach cruiser bikes. The caller reported parking the bikes at the business complex, and they were gone upon returning. One bike was described as yellow in color, possibly Taxi brand and the other was described as a red in color, possibly Beachcomber brand.

  • Lost Property (Sea Colony Drive)

On June 4, 2024, officers took a report for a lost license plate. The caller reported being unsure where the plate was lost, either on the way to Duck or in Town.

  • Dispute (Duck Road)

On June 4, 2024, officers responded to a report of a dispute in progress.  Investigation revealed a dispute between family members where no assault occurred, and the parties separated for the evening.

  • Welfare Check (Ruddy Duck Lane)

On June 5, 2024, officers received a request from an out-of-town family member to check on his parents.  Officers arrived and found one subject in need of emergency medical attention. Medical assistance was rendered, and the caller was updated on the situation.

  • Assault (N Baum Trail)

On June 6, 2024, officers responded to an assault.  It started when a minor tackled another minor on the beach for seemingly no reason. The father of the tackled minor confronted the two to figure out what was going on. Other family members joined in, and a fist fight broke out. The fight occurred outside the presence of law enforcement. Those involved declined to press charges.

  • Suspicious Bone (Duck Road)

On June 7, 2024, a subject turned in a bone to the Police Department that was found on the beach. The subject believed the bone was human. Officers spoke with a medical examiner who advised the bone belonged to a marine animal and not a human.

  • Narcotics Violation (Duck Road)

On June 7, 2024, officers responded to a complaint of someone smoking marijuana in the area.  Upon investigation, it was found that the suspect was likely smoking in a public restroom. The suspect was not located.

  • Found Property (Duck Road)

On June 7, 2024, a wallet was turned into the Police Department.  The owner of the wallet was identified as a local business employee.  Upon return of the wallet, the wallet owner advised he was missing $40 and had received an alert from his credit card company stating that the credit card in the wallet was used to make two purchases.  The subject was unwilling to file a police report.

  • Larceny (Duck Road)

On June 8, 2024, officers responded to a report of a larceny.  A shop owner reported a female stole a bracelet from the store.  The female and two others accompanying her could not be located.

  • Assist Person (Gannet Cove)

On June 8, 2024, officers received a request to kill a snake in the area.  The snake was not endangering anyone at the time of the call.  It was explained that it was not within policy and procedure to dispatch wildlife that was not injured or endangering others.

TRAFFIC CRASHES

  • No traffic crashes were reported this week.

WEEKLY TRAFFIC VOLUME (As determined by ALPR Detections)

ALPR Camera06-03-2406-04-2406-05-2406-06-2406-07-2406-08-2406-09-24
Southbound: Currituck Into Duck3778381242414287448157474947
Northbound: Duck Into Corolla4999542662646229642994348138
Northbound: SS Into Duck8905869795009523100261272311946
Southbound: Duck Into SS7219750380798124844798849224
Total Detections24901254382808428163293833778834255
  • 65.7% of the vehicles that entered Duck passed through to Currituck County last week.