Weekly Blotter | May 1- May 7

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
May 1st – May 7th, 2023
Calls for Service: 201


  • Officers issued 16 traffic enforcement actions during the week. 


  • 126 business checks were made. 1 unsecure door was found.
  • 2 extra patrols were requested by out-of-town property owners this week.      


  • Narcotics Violation (Duck Road)

On May 6, 2023, following a traffic crash, a small baggie with a crystal-like substance was found in the parking lot of Town Hall. The baggie was retrieved and taken back to the Police Department where it tested positive as crystal meth.  The narcotic was destroyed.      


  • Duck Road / Christopher Drive

On May 1, 2023, a tractor trailer was making a right turn onto Christopher Drive when the truck sideswiped a stationary vehicle waiting to make a left turn at the stop sign. No injuries were reported.

  • Duck Road / Scarborough Lane

On May 4, 2023, officers responded to a collision in the parking lot where a vehicle struck a parked car when pulling into a parking space. Minor damage was reported.

WEEKLY TRAFFIC VOLUME (As determined by ALPR Detections)

ALPR Camera05-01-2305-02-2305-03-2305-04-2305-05-2305-06-2305-07-23
Northbound: Duck Into Corolla3374351537403932410941543311
Southbound: Currituck Into Duck3326340036153598364938273752
Northbound: SS Into Duck5898601164666787723070045721
Southbound: Duck Into SS5441556560195973616560766217
Total Detections18039184911984020290211532106119001
  • 57.9% of the vehicles that entered Duck passed through to Currituck County last week.