Weekly Blotter May 24-30, 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

May 24th, 2021 – May 30th, 2021

Total Calls for Service: 238

 

TRAFFIC

  • Officers issued 18 traffic enforcement actions during the week.

PROPERTY CHECKS

  • 118 business checks were made. 1 unsecured door was found.
  • 1 extra patrol check was requested by out-of-town property owners this week.

INCIDENTS OF INTEREST

  • Arrest (Duck Road)

A Currituck County Deputy Sheriff who was traveling through Duck contacted Duck officers after seeing a vehicle stopped on Duck Road facing the wrong way.  Duck officers found the driver, 27-year-old Jeremy Cherry of Troutman, NC, to be impaired.  He was arrested charged with driving while impaired.

  • Credit Card Fraud (Mallard Drive)

Officers received a report of credit card fraud.  The victim’s card was compromised, and several charges were stopped by the bank.

  • Illegal Dumping/Trespassing (Ocean Pines Drive)

A female was caught dumping mattresses in the Ocean Pines dumpster. The female had been confronted the prior week and told not to return. Officers were able to locate the vehicle/suspect utilizing ALPR data.  Management was given options to press charges.

  • Dispute (Duck Road)

A customer became irate and was trespassed from the property following an incident where a restaurant employee poured dirty water over the rail outside while the complainant was eating dinner. The customer became loud and aggressive towards restaurant staff and was asked to leave and not return.  After several conversations with responding officers the male was trespassed.

TRAFFIC CRASHES

  • Duck Road

Two southbound vehicles were stopped for congestion and a third southbound vehicle accelerated striking the vehicle in front of it and then pushing into the next front vehicle. 

  • Duck Road

While officers were on scene investigating the previous crash, a southbound vehicle was attempting to turn east into a parking lot.  A bicyclist traveling against traffic on the east side of Duck Road struck the left side of the turning vehicle.

  • Duck Road/Scarborough Lane

A northbound vehicle was stopped for congestion and a northbound vehicle struck the rear of the stopped vehicle.

  • Duck Road

A northbound vehicle was stopped for congestion and a northbound vehicle struck the rear of the stopped vehicle.