Weekly Blotter Oct 5-11, 2020

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

October 5th, 2020 – October 11th, 2020

Total Calls for Service: 190

 

TRAFFIC

  • Officers issued 3 traffic enforcement actions during the week.

PROPERTY CHECKS

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

INCIDENTS OF INTEREST

  • Death (Olde Duck Road)

Officers responded with Fire and EMS to a 75-year-old male hospice patient with a DNR in place. The family expected this death and had made arrangements in the event it occurred while on vacation. Officers contacted Twiford’s Funeral home and stood by with the family until they arrived.

  • Welfare Check (Jay Crest Road)

Caller stated that her friend threatened suicide three days prior to the call, and she has not been able to contact her friend since. Caller could not provide an address but stated her friend lived in Duck. Officers were able to make contact with the friend’s family members and found out the friend had been picked up taken out of state for treatment.

  • Dispute (Plover Drive)

Verbal dispute between father and son, while the son was picking up property from this residence. All property was removed, and the son was trespassed from the property in the Officer’s presence.

  • Found Property (Turnbuckle Court)

Twiddy Realty received a call from renters who stated they left a firearm in the residence when they checked out. Twiddy employee met officers at the residence and turned it over to them. The owner of the firearm turned around and met officer at the police department to retrieve the weapon.

  • Arrest (Duck Road/South Snow Geese Drive)

Officers responded to the report of a careless and reckless driver traveling south on NC12. The vehicle was located and stopped. After investigation, the driver, 29-year-old Philip Joseph Lussier of Norfolk, Virginia was arrested for driving while impaired and possession of an open container. Lussier was held at the Dare County Detention Center in lieu of $3,000.00 secured bond.

  • Counterfeit Currency (Duck Road)

While conducting a business check Officers were informed by the owner of Tullio’s Bakery that staff found a counterfeit five-dollar bill the day prior. The business owner told police the bill was put into the tip jar by an unknown person and staff did not notice it until the end of the day. No additional reports of counterfeit bills have been received from other businesses.

 

TRAFFIC CRASHES

  • Duck Road/Poteskeet Drive

Minor collision occurred in a parking lot. A Jeep was pulling into a parking spot when the driver of a Ford SUV opened the door to exit the vehicle. The tire of the Jeep struck the door of the Ford and caused minor damage.