Weekly Blotter July 25-July 31

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
July 25th, 2022 – July 31st, 2022
Calls for Service: 245

TRAFFIC

  • Officers issued 21 traffic enforcement actions during the week. 

PROPERTY CHECKS

  • 152 business checks were made.No unsecured doors were found.
  • No extra patrols were requested by out-of-town property owner this week.

INCIDENTS OF INTEREST

  • Lost Child (Duck Road)

On July 27, 2022, officers responded to the report of a missing five-year-old child at Wings Department Store. The child was missing for approximately thirty minutes, before being found hiding under a clothes rack.

  • Injury To Property (Tuckahoe Drive)

On July 29, 2022, officers took a report of vandalism at the tennis courts, which are owned by the homeowner’s association. The suspect(s) kicked in the entrance gate and broke the pole holding the net.

  • Dispute (Duck Road)

On July 29, 2022, officers responded to a dispute between an employee and a customer. The customer was refused a discount and began yelling at the employee. Officers defused the situation and removed the customer from the business.

  • Larceny (East Sea Hawk Drive)

On July 30, 2022, the renters at this location reported that a suitcase was taken from the residence. The suitcase was located at the realty company’s office and arrangements were made to return it to the renters.

  • Dispute (Seabreeze Drive)

On July 31, 2022, police were contacted after a pedestrian was yelled at by a contractor, after asking the contractor, who was pressure washing a house, to stop so he could walk by. Officers spoke with the contractor, who stated the caller asked him to wash off the boardwalk because chemicals were soaking into it, and a verbal confrontation occurred. Officers defused the situation and assisted both parties to come to a resolution.

  • Civil Dispute (Marlin Drive)

On July 31, 2022, officers received a call about a dispute between family members over who had the right to stay at the residence this week. The family member at the residence was advised to contact law enforcement if the other family member arrived.

TRAFFIC CRASHES

  • Duck Road / East Tuckahoe Drive

On July 26, 2022, a rear end collision occurred between two vehicles traveling in heavy traffic. The driver of the second vehicle stated their brakes started clicking and they couldn’t stop before colliding with the first vehicle.

  • Duck Road / Sandy Ridge Road

On July 26, 2022, a rear end collision occurred between two vehicles traveling in heavy traffic. Minor damage to first vehicle. The second vehicle had to be towed due to extensive front end damage.

  • Duck Road / East Charles Jenkins Lane

On July 31, 2022, officers were contacted by phone about a vehicle versus bicycle collision that had occurred earlier in the day. The caller stated the vehicle was merging into traffic and ran the bike off the road. The bicyclist fell off his bicycle but was not injured. Both parties stopped to exchange information and left the scene. The caller wanted the incident documented with law enforcement.