Weekly Blotter | Feb. 20 – Feb. 26

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
February 20th, 2023 – February 26th, 2023
Calls for Service: 205


  • Officers issued 1 traffic enforcement action during the week. 


  • 117 business checks were made.
  • No extra patrols were requested by out-of-town property owners this week.      


  • Found Gun (Teresa Court)

On February 20, 2023, officers were dispatched to this location after a cottage cleaner found a handgun while cleaning. The handgun was taken into police custody.  Officers have located the owner of the firearm and are working with him to arrange legal transfer.

  • Fraud (Choctaw Court)

On February 24, 2023, a resident of Duck called in reference to his father being targeted in a scam. The scammer told the father, who was in Pennsylvania, that his son had been involved in a vehicle wreck in Duck and had been arrested. The father recognized he was being scammed and terminated the call.


  • No traffic crashes reported this week.

WEEKLY TRAFFIC VOLUME (As determined by ALPR Detections)

ALPR Camera02-20-2302-21-2302-22-2302-23-2302-24-2302-25-2302-26-23
Northbound: Duck Into Corolla2,4762,3362,5222,4872,5251,4091,264
Southbound: Currituck Into Duck2,8722,3292,3772,3312,3211,4371,493
Northbound: SS Into Duck4,4524,4104,7244,6824,9913,0172,567
Southbound: Duck Into SS4,7764,0554,1994,0324,2402,5812,834
Total Detections14,57613,13013,82213,53214,0778,4448,158
  • 52.07% of the vehicles that entered Duck, passed through to Currituck County last week.