Weekly Blotter | May 15 – May 21

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 15th, 2023 – May 21st, 2023
Calls for Service: 228


  • Officers issued 10 traffic enforcement actions during the week. 


  • 136 business checks were made.No unsecure doors were found.
  • 14 extra patrols were requested by out-of-town property owners this week.      


  • Suspicious Condition (Sprigtail Drive)

On May 15, 2023, a male was seen changing clothes under a house and walking around the back yard.  A neighbor saw the male get into a vehicle and leave.  Officers arrived, checked the house, and found it secure.

  • Larceny (Duck Road)

On May 16, 2023, a juvenile reported her mother stealing her wallet and her boyfriend’s passport.  When officers spoke with the mother, they learned that the wallet and passport were found in a Jeep that the daughter had stolen in Corolla.  While investigating the incident, the mother advised that her daughter stole $20.00 dollars and wanted it documented.  Officers contacted juvenile services.

  • Trespassing (130 East Sea Hawk Drive)

On May 16, 2023, officers responded after the victim reported that a male suspect left two coats and his passport on the victim’s property. The suspect, Carl Kiehn of Duck, was trespassed from the property.

  • Suspicious Condition (Old Squaw Drive)

On May 17, 2023, officers responded after the resident  reported a suspicious male coming to the door and claiming that he was there to address a report of a urine smell on the property.  The male arrived in a large older model van.  The resident did not let the male into the residence. The suspect left the area prior to the officers’ arrival.

  • Suspicious Condition (Wood Duck Road)

On May 21, 2023, officers responded to above location in reference to an older male walking into the house and asking where his daughter was, before leaving.  Officers located the male at a nearby business and determined he suffers from dementia. The male’s daughter was contacted and advised of the incident.  Officers are continuing to work with the family of the male and the victim to find the best resolution.


  • Colony by the Sea Parking Lot

On May 21, 2023, a Nissan Rogue backed into a Chrysler Pacifica in the parking lot.  This was a non-reportable crash, so the parties opted to exchange insurance information in leu of filing a police report.

  • Duck Road / 1461 Duck Road

On May 20, 2023, a Nissan passenger car was crossing Duck Road from the Sanderling Inn toward Kimballs Kitchen when the car was struck by a Chevrolet truck traveling on Duck Road.

  • Duck Road / 1461 Duck Road

On May 19, 2023, three vehicles were involved in a rear end Collison.  Two of the vehicles were towed from the scene.

WEEKLY TRAFFIC VOLUME (As determined by ALPR Detections)

ALPR Camera05-08-2305-09-2305-10-2305-11-2305-12-2305-13-2305-14-23
Northbound: Duck Into Corolla3663373241204210441751003947
Southbound: Currituck Into Duck3719372239513831403745514195
Northbound: SS Into Duck6322634669826932748679086699
Southbound: Duck Into SS6079604763866246642469296804
Total Detections19783198472143921219223642448821645
  • 60.1% of the vehicles that entered Duck passed through to Currituck County last from May 8th to May 14th.
ALPR Camera05-15-2305-16-2305-17-2305-18-2305-19-2305-20-2305-21-23
Northbound: Duck Into Corolla4349416042955082461650604577
Southbound: Currituck Into Duck4010402341924667464448394456
Northbound: SS Into Duck7095692972677943800383427583
Southbound: Duck Into SS6469635066197309724573987290
Total Detections21923214622237325001245082563923906
  • of the vehicles that entered Duck passed through to Currituck County last week.