Weekly Blotter Apr 19-25, 2021

TOWN OF DUCK POLICE DEPARTMENT

1259 DUCK ROAD ● DUCK, NORTH CAROLINA 27949

(252) 261-1112 ● FAX (252) 261-2108

policeinfo@townofduck.com

 

Weekly Police Blotter

April 19th, 2021 – April 25th, 2021

Total Calls for Service: 230

 

TRAFFIC

  • Officers issued 19 traffic enforcement actions during the week.

PROPERTY CHECKS

  • 160 business checks were made. No unsecured doors were found.
  • 6 extra patrol checks were requested by out-of-town property owners this week.

INCIDENTS OF INTEREST

  • Mutual Aid Provided

Duck Officers were called to assist the Kitty Hawk Police Department with a vehicle pursuit that originated in Kitty Hawk. While Duck Officers were in route, the suspect vehicle turned onto a dead-end road in Southern Shores. Duck Officers responded to that location and assisted Kitty Hawk Officers in taking the suspect into custody.

  • Drug Violation (Duck Road)

Officers initiated a vehicle stop pursuant to a DMV revocation order on the registration plate. During the traffic stop it was determined the driver was not the registered owner. However, the driver’s license was revoked, and a small amount of marijuana was found in the vehicle. The driver was cited and released, but the vehicle was left at the scene pending the owner obtaining a valid license plate. The marijuana was destroyed in lieu of a citation.

  • Arrest (Duck Road)

Officers were advised to be on the lookout for a vehicle involved in a hit and run in Kitty Hawk. The vehicle was located pulling into Loblolly Pines Shops. During the investigation it was determined that the driver was impaired. 65-year-old Susan Tatum of Corolla, North Carolina was arrested and charged with Driving While Impaired. Tatum was held at the Dare County Detention Center in lieu of $1,000.00 secured bond.

  • Harassing/Obscene Phone Calls (Duck Road/Pizzazz)

A male caller contacted the business asking for dinner specials. When an employee answered, the caller made obscene comments to the employee.

TRAFFIC CRASHES

  • Hit and Run (Duck Road/Schooner Ridge Drive)

A hit and run was reported two days after the incident at 1209 Duck Road. A van belonging to Coastal Cravings was hit by a delivery vehicle in the parking lot causing minor damage to the vehicle.

  • Rear End Collision, Minor Injury (Duck Road/Waxwing Lane)

A two-vehicle, rear end crash, with injuries occurred at this location. Three occupants were evaluated by EMS, but all three patients refused treatment.