Weekly Blotter | May 30 – June 5

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
May 30th, 2022 – June 5th, 2022
Calls for Service: 305

TRAFFIC

  • Officers issued 33 traffic enforcement actions during the week. 

PROPERTY CHECKS

  • 188 business checks were made.
  • 2 extra patrols were requested by an out-of-town property owner this week.      

INCIDENTS OF INTEREST

  • Arrest (Schooner Ridge Drive)

On May 31, 2022, officers responded to the report of two large aggressive dogs charging people. The dogs and their owner walked by the responding officers while they were speaking with the reporting party.  When officers spoke to the dog’s owner, she was belligerent, uncooperative and intoxicated. The officers tried to persuade the owner of the dogs to secure the dogs, but she refused and attempted to flee from the officers. The officers pursued, apprehended, and placed 35-year-old Asta Martynaityte of Sykesville, Maryland under arrest and charged her with resist, delay, and obstructing an officer. The arrestee was held at Dare County Detention Center in lieu of a $1,000.00 secured bond.

  • Assist Person (Duck Road)

On June 1, 2022, officers responded to a request for help from person locked out of their residence. The caller was trapped on the third level balcony of the residence. The responding officers were able to make entry into the residence and unlock the balcony door.

  • Open Door (Acorn Oak Avenue)

On June 4, 2022, officers responded to the report of a door standing open. Officers checked the residence and found it vacant, with nothing appearing out of place. The officers secured the residence and advised the owner of their findings.

  • Open Door (East Charles Jenkins Lane)

On June 5, 2022, officers responded to an alarm indicting the front entry door was open. The officers found the door standing open and unlocked upon arrival. Officers checked the residence and found it vacant, with nothing appearing out of place. The officers secured the residence and advised the owner of their findings.

  • Communicating Threats (Seabreeze Drive)

On June 5, 2022, officers responded to the report of threats being communicated by a neighbor. The caller stated he gave the middle finger to his neighbor, who is on the homeowners’ association board, because of a lawsuit. The neighbor yelled “something might happen to you if you keep it up”. The perceived threat was made outside the officers presence, so the caller was advised of the law and how to pursue charges. 

TRAFFIC CRASHES

  • Duck Road/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Facility

On June 2, 2022, a vehicle traveling north on Duck Road struck and killed a deer that was crossing the road.

  • Duck Road/Duck Landing Lane

On June 5, 2022, a tractor trailer truck made a left turn across the turn lane to back into a driveway.  An SUV that was passing in the turn lane as the truck was turning, struck the truck.

  • Duck Road/Scarborough Lane

On June 5, 2022, a two vehicle rear end collision occurred. The first vehicle stopped behind traffic and the second vehicle failed to stop.