Weekly Blotter April 9, 2018 – April 15, 2018



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Weekly Police Blotter

April 9, 2018 – April 15, 2018

Total Calls for Service: 258



Officers issued 20 traffic enforcement actions during the week.


116 business checks were made. 3 unsecured doors were found.

11 extra patrol checks were requested by out-of-town property owners this week.

89 residential property checks were made. No unsecured doors were found.


Drug Violation (Jay Crest Rd)

Officers were called to a domestic dispute between boyfriend and girlfriend. The parties were separated, and a peaceful agreement was reached. While on the scene, officers located marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the home. The possessor was issued a citation for the violation.

Arrest/Larceny from Town Hall (Duck Road)

Male entered the public restroom lobby at Town Hall and removed two pictures from the wall.  Surveillance cameras captured the theft and provided officers with the suspect’s photo and a partial image of the suspect’s vehicle.  LPR data was used to locate the suspect traveling into Town in his dark blue 1993 Jeep Cherokee the morning of the theft.   After officers were unable to locate the suspect at his home in Colington, the Dare County Sheriff’s Office was asked to keep an eye out for the suspect.  Deputies located the suspect traveling on US 158 in Kill Devil Hills and stopped him for a traffic infraction.  Duck Officers responded to the scene and interviewed the suspect. The suspect admitted to the crime and led officers to the stolen pictures. The pictures were recovered, and the suspect was charged with misdemeanor larceny.

DWI Arrest (Duck Road)

Officers observed a vehicle traveling on Duck Road on the wrong side of the highway, at a very slow rate of speed and making hazardous maneuvers. Officers stopped the vehicle and conducted a DWI investigation. A male subject was arrested for DWI with a .20 BAC

Traffic Crashes

Duck Road/Ocean Pines Drive

On Monday at approximately 4:00 AM, during the height of a heavy rain storm and forty plus MPH winds, a vehicle lost control and hydroplaned, which caused the vehicle to leave the paved portion of the highway.  The vehicle’s airbag deployed; however, the driver was not injured and refused any medical treatment.  The vehicle was towed from the scene.