Weekly Blotter | Oct. 30 – Nov. 5

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
October 30, 2023 – November 5, 2023
Calls for Service: 229


  • Officers issued 6 traffic enforcement actions during the week.


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


  • Larceny (Duck Road in Sanderling)

On October 31, 2023, officers were notified of political signs being stolen. One of the stolen political signs was located in a trash can. An investigation is ongoing.

  • Animal Call (Duck Road)

On November 2, 2023, a caller contacted officers after observing a deer with a blue tongue.  The caller requested that the deer be dispatched to keep it from running into traffic. Officers arrived and located a deer, but the deer quickly ran into the trees away from people.

  • Suspicious Condition (Duck Road)

On November 2, 2023, police were contacted after a complainant observed a male come out of the bushes and get into a parked truck. The complainant advised that once in the truck the male honked the horn three times, seemingly for no reason.  The complainant left the scene prior to the officer’s arrival. The officers were unable to locate the vehicle in question.

  • Escort (Duck Road)

On November 3, 2023, officers were dispatched to standby while an ex-employee, who was terminated, returned merchandise to the business.

  • Dispute (Ocean Bay Boulevard)

On November 4, 2023, officers were dispatched when a dispute occurred between a divorced couple, after the ex-wife refused to leave the property.  Officers arrived and trespassed the ex-wife from the property.

  • Disturbance (Duck Road)

On November 4, 2023, officers were dispatched to The Sanderling Inn after a wedding party caused a disturbance.  Staff asked officers to standby while the wedding was ending due to intoxicated patrons breaking glasses. Officers stood by and no further incidents took place.


  • Duck Road / Wee Winks Market

On October 31, 2023, an SUV struck a deer on Duck Road. Minimal damage was reported, and the deer was gone prior to officer’s arrival.

  • Duck Road / Station Bay Drive

On November 5, 2023, a vehicle was struck by the following vehicle when the first vehicle stopped in traffic to turn.

WEEKLY TRAFFIC VOLUME (As determined by ALPR Detections)

ALPR Camera10-30-2310-31-2311-01-2311-02-2311-03-2311-04-2311-05-23
Northbound: Duck Into Corolla2290181422752570266721001526
Southbound: Currituck Into Duck2371209521172293228820301891
Northbound: SS Into Duck4240398544244872480039343035
Southbound: Duck Into SS4100362637743971377733403259
Total Detections1300111520125901370613532114049711
  • 52% of the vehicles that entered Duck passed through to Currituck County last week.