Weekly Blotter | May 6 – May 12

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 6, 2024 – May 12, 2024
Calls for Service: 118

TRAFFIC

  • Officers issued 1 traffic enforcement action during the week.

PROPERTY CHECKS

  • 75 business checks were made.No unsecured doors were found.
  • 2 extra patrols were requested by out-of-town property owners this week.     

INCIDENTS OF INTEREST

  • Dispute (W Sea Hawk Drive)

On May 10, 2024, an officer was dispatched to this location for a dispute between the homeowners and a contractor over work performed. Officers de-escalated the situation and assisted in reaching an amicable resolution.

  • Suspicious Condition (W Charles Jenkins)

On May 11, 2024, an officer was dispatched to this location for a rental home eviction. A representative from the property management company was at the location after being alerted to underage persons renting the home in violation of the company’s rental policy. Officers assisted in reaching an amicable resolution in which the renters agreed to vacate the home the next morning.

  • Suspicious Condition (Duck Rd)

On May 12, 2024, an officer on patrol observed a vehicle parked on US Army Corps of Engineers property. The vehicle’s lights were turned off and the vehicle was parked in a suspicious manner. Upon investigation it was learned that the occupants of the vehicle were viewing the northern lights.

TRAFFIC CRASHES

  • Parking Lot of Duck Road

On May 12, 2024, officers were dispatched to this location after a vehicle struck a building. No drugs or alcohol were suspected. A report was filed.

  • Duck Road / Sea Tern Drive

On May 12, 2024, an officer was dispatched to this location for a “hit and run”. The report came in an hour after the crash occurred.  A report was filed, but this case remains under investigation.

WEEKLY TRAFFIC VOLUME (As determined by ALPR Detections)

ALPR Camera05-06-2405-07-2405-08-2405-09-2405-10-2405-11-2405-12-24
Northbound: Duck Into Corolla3096299131473344339136813359
Southbound: Currituck Into Duck3358334534454236431646584286
Northbound: SS Into Duck6592654269257470783085477412
Southbound: Duck Into SS5855571159476330635066426364
Total Detections18901185891946421380218872352821421
  • 53.8% of the vehicles that entered Duck passed through to Currituck County last week.