Weekly Blotter | May 13 – May 19

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 13, 2024 – May 19, 2024
Calls for Service: 159

TRAFFIC

  • Officers issued 8 traffic enforcement actions during the week. 

PROPERTY CHECKS

  • 115 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

  • Injury to property (Duck Road and Olde Duck Road)

On May 16, 2024, officers were dispatched to the highway construction project after a passenger in a waiting car pulled the flag off of the automated stop light after being frustrated by the wait time. The flag was thrown on the ground as the vehicle traveled northbound.  No damage was done to the stop light. The construction crew declined to press charges but wanted the incident documented.

  • Larceny (Duck Road)

On May 16, 2024, on officer took a report for a stolen rental bicycle that was taken from The Sanderling Inn.

  • Suspicious Vehicle (Duck Road)

On May 18, 2024, officers were dispatched to this location for a vehicle parked in the caller’s driveway. The caller observed the suspicious vehicle from their remote security camera. Officers arrived and made contact with the driver and passenger of the car, who were house cleaners waiting for the occupants of another house to vacate.

  • Dispute (Georgetown Sands)

On May 19, 2024, officers were dispatched to this location for a dispute that occurred after a resident yelled at the complainant, who was walking their dog, that they were walking on a private street.  The complainant advised that they were guests of one of the owners and were granted permission to walk on the street. The complainant wanted the incident documented.

  • Fraud (Olde Duck Road)

On May 19, 2024, officers were dispatched to contact a real estate agent in reference to online fraud.  The real estate agent listed a home for sale after being contacted by who he thought was the homeowner. The real homeowner saw the listing and contacted the real estate agent. The real estate agent was advised to take the listing down and to verify ownership before listing a home for sale.

TRAFFIC CRASHES

  • Duck Road / Sunset Grille and Raw Bar

On May 17, 2024, two vehicles were heading southbound on Duck Road when the first vehicle stopped for the red traffic light at the road construction site.  The second vehicle did not stop in time which resulted in a rear end collision.  Minimal damage occurred.

  • Duck Road / Aqua Restaurant

On May 18, 2024, two vehicles were travelling northbound on Duck Road when the first vehicle stopped at a crosswalk to let pedestrians cross.  The second vehicle did not stop in time which resulted in a rear end collision. Minimal damage occurred.

WEEKLY TRAFFIC VOLUME (As determined by ALPR Detections)

ALPR Camera5/13/202405-14-2405-15-2405-16-2405-17-2405-18-2405-19-24
Southbound: Currituck Into Duck3392359635613645413339143819
Northbound: Duck Into Corolla4039439241354189536354165087
Northbound: SS Into Duck7525752774627755912688188132
Southbound: Duck Into SS6387651263146652728667656713
Total Detections21343220272147222241259082491323751
  • 57.8% of the vehicles that entered Duck passed through to Currituck County last week.