Weekly Blotter | Oct. 17-23, 2022

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

October 17th, 2022 – October 23rd, 2022

Calls for Service: 237

TRAFFIC

  • Officers issued 15 traffic enforcement actions during the week. 

PROPERTY CHECKS

  • 186 business checks were made.No unsecure doors were found.
  • 1 extra patrol was requested by an out-of-town property owner this week.      

INCIDENTS OF INTEREST

  • Assist Other Agency (7th Avenue / Duck Road)

On October 18, 2022, a Currituck County Deputy Sheriff stopped to check on a female walking on the side of the road. At the Deputy’s request, a Duck Officer drove the intoxicated female to her destination in Duck.

  • Suspicious Condition (Duck Road)

On October 18, 2022, a homeowner contacted Duck Officers after observing several suspicious subjects walking around his residence, via his surveillance camera. The homeowner feared the subjects may have broken be into his home. Officers checked the home and found it secure.  Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the subjects.

  • Domestic (Duck Road)

On October 20, 2022, officers were advised of a domestic dispute occurring in a vehicle traveling through Duck. Responding officers located the vehicle at Han Dee Hugos. Officers deescalated the situation and determined the dispute was verbal in nature.  Once calm, both parties agreed to continue to their destination in Corolla.

  • Overdue Person (Marlin Drive)

On October 20, 2022, officers received a report of a 74-year-old female who had not returned home after going for a walk on the beach.  Officers initiated a search and located the female approx. 20 minutes later.

TRAFFIC CRASHES

  • Duck Road (Parking Lot)

On October 18, 2022, a subject was unloading lumber from a parked golf cart when a board fell into the cab area, disengaged the parking brake and depressed the gas pedal. The unoccupied golf cart drove forward until it struck a parked unoccupied vehicle. No injuries occurred.