Weekly Blotter | October 9 – October 15

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 9, 2023 – October 15, 2023
Calls for Service: 259


  • Officers issued 12 traffic enforcement actions during the week. 


  • 175 business checks were made. 1 unsecured door was found.
  • 1 extra patrol was requested by an out-of-town property owner this week.      


  • Suspicious Condition (Halyard Court)

On October 10, 2023, officers responded to a suspicious condition where a television was seen on inside the residence, which was supposed to be vacant.  Officers checked the residence but did not find any sign of forced entry or other unusual circumstances.  

  • Suspicious Condition (South Baum Trail)

On October 11, 2023, officers responded to a report of a suspicious person walking under the residence.  Officers checked the area but did not locate the suspect or anything that appeared out of the ordinary.

  • Dispute (Duck Road)

On October 11, 2023, officers responded to a couple having an argument.  Officers determined that no physical fighting occurred. The situation was defused.

  • Suspicious Condition (Acorn Oak Avenue)

On October 13, 2023, officers responded to a suspicious condition after the caller reported hearing a loud boom before the power went out.  Officers determined that a power transformer had blown in the area.  Dominion Energy was contacted and their crews were dispatched to the area.

  • Civil Dispute (Jay Crest Road)

On October 13, 2023, officers responded to the report of a stolen vehicle.  The officer’s investigation revealed the vehicle had been towed at the request of the Homeowner’s Association.   

  • Suspicious Condition (Marlin Dr)

On October 15, 2023, officers were dispatched to this location just before midnight after a complainant reported loud noise in the area of the residence. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate any excessive noise or criminal activity.


  • No traffic crashes reported this week.

WEEKLY TRAFFIC VOLUME (As determined by ALPR Detections)

ALPR Camera10-09-2310-10-2310-11-2310-12-2310-13-2310-14-2310-15-23
Northbound: Duck Into Corolla3424339735383561348031012485
Southbound: Currituck Into Duck3880358134813544342835223250
Northbound: SS Into Duck6191618861436509643753264479
Southbound: Duck Into SS6312569055955423540754435204
Total Detections19807188561875719037187521739215418
  • 55% of the vehicles that entered Duck passed through to Currituck County last week.