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.
INCIDENTS OF INTEREST
- 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)
|Northbound: Duck Into Corolla||2,476||2,336||2,522||2,487||2,525||1,409||1,264|
|Southbound: Currituck Into Duck||2,872||2,329||2,377||2,331||2,321||1,437||1,493|
|Northbound: SS Into Duck||4,452||4,410||4,724||4,682||4,991||3,017||2,567|
|Southbound: Duck Into SS||4,776||4,055||4,199||4,032||4,240||2,581||2,834|
- 52.07% of the vehicles that entered Duck, passed through to Currituck County last week.