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
December 5th, 2022 – December 11th, 2022
Calls for Service: 227
- Officers issued 32 traffic enforcement actions during the week.
- 150 business checks were made.
INCIDENTS OF INTEREST
- Trespassing (Brandon Court)
On December 5, 2022, officers responded to the report of a neighbor trespassing at this location. The neighbor was formally trespassed from the property.
- Suspicious Item (Beachfront at Olde Duck Road)
On December 11, 2022, a beachgoer contacted police after coming across a suspicious item with the word “Danger” on it. Upon arrival, officers determined the item was buoy warning of a buried cable. Officers asked the staff at the US Army Corps of Engineers Research Facility to help determine the buoys’ origin.
- Failure to Do Work (Pintail Drive)
On December 10, 2022, the homeowner at this location contacted police after a contractor she paid to work on her home failed to do the work. Officers obtained a misdemeanor warrant for 57-year-old Matthew Peelish of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Pelish was charged with failing to do work after being paid.
- No vehicle crashes reported this week.
WEEKLY TRAFFIC VOLUME (As determined by ALPR Detections)
|Northbound: Duck Into Corolla||1,955||1,746||1,852||1,868||2,021||1,459||870|
|Southbound: Currituck Into Duck||1,872||1,678||1,759||1,858||1,784||1,348||1,116|
|Northbound: SS Into Duck||3,610||3,591||3,742||3,858||4,163||3,157||2,042|
|Southbound: Duck Into SS||3,287||3,124||3,148||3,429||3,273||2,705||2,241|
- 48.71% of the vehicles that entered Duck, passed through to Currituck County last week.