Weekly Blotter | June 13-19

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
June 13th, 2022 – June 19th, 2022
Calls for Service: 321


  • Officers issued 42 traffic enforcement actions during the week. 


  • 169 business checks were made.No unsecured doors were found.


  • Larceny (Thrush Court)

On June 14, 2022, officers responded to a report of construction workers using power from a neighboring residence. Officers found that two power cords were plugged in to the neighboring residence and advised the contractor that using the power without permission is larceny.  The contractor immediately removed the cords. The owner of the neighboring residence did not wish to press charges.

  • Larceny (Duck Road)

On June 14, 2022, officers responded to a larceny in progress at business. The caller stated she caught a female in the store putting items in her bag, and when confronted some of the concealed property was recovered, but it was believed she had more property. While in route, officers were advised the suspect left in a vehicle.  A description of the suspect vehicle was broadcast, including the license plate number. The vehicle was stopped, and a search resulted in more items being recovered. The owner did not wish to press charges and just wanted the property returned.

  • Larceny (Buffell Head Road)

On June 17, 2022, officers responded to the report of a license plate being stolen from a vehicle. The caller stated that someone took a Virginia plate from his truck. While on scene, officers located a Maryland plate in the yard. During the investigation the officers located the owner of the Maryland plate, and they stated their kids found a Virginia plate on the road earlier. Both license plates are being returned to the rightful owners.


  • Duck Road/Ocean Pines Drive

On June 14, 2022, a vehicle traveling north on Duck Road crossed left of center, when the driver of the vehicle fell asleep, and struck a Currituck County ambulance traveling south. Multiple parties were transported to the Outer Banks Hospital with injuries, and both vehicles were towed from the scene.  The North Carolina Highway Patrol investigated the crash at the request of Currituck County, which is customary when emergency vehicles are involved. 

  • Duck Road/Poteskeet Drive

On June 16, 2022, a vehicle backing up in the parking lot struck a parked car. Drivers exchanged information prior to officers’ arrival. No report was filed.

  • Duck Road/Scarborough Lane

On June 17, 2022, a vehicle was reported to have hit a concrete pillar under Scarborough Lane Shops. The driver stated that his vehicle ran out of gas and rolled in the pillar. No damage was done, and the driver did not want a report.

  • Duck Road/Christopher Drive

On June 17, 2022, a three-vehicle rear end collision occurred. The first two vehicles stopped for traffic and the third vehicle did not. Occupants were checked by EMS but refused transport.