Weekly Blotter | Sept. 5-11, 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
September 5th, 2022 – September 11th, 2022
Calls for Service: 238

TRAFFIC

  • Officers issued 9 traffic enforcement actions during the week. 

PROPERTY CHECKS

  • 149 business checks were made. 1 unsecure door was found.
  • 3 extra patrols were requested by an out-of-town property owner this week.   

INCIDENTS OF INTEREST

  • Injury to Property (Duck Road)

On September 5, 2022, a vehicle traveling on Duck Road was struck in the windshield by a rock. The rock was thrown by landscaping equipment working near the road. Officers assisted the involved parties exchange insurance information.

  • Suspicious Condition (Duck Road)

On September 5, 2022, officers responded to a report of a possible domestic dispute in the parking lot. Officers spoke with the parties who were having a verbal disagreement. The situation was deescalated, and the parties agreed to return home.

  • Larceny (Duck Road)

On September 6, 2022, officers responded to a report of someone stealing ice from Han Dee Hugos. The caller stated they paid for two bags and took three. Officers were able to locate the suspect who returned to the business and paid for the extra bag of ice. The business declined prosecution.    

  • Injury to Property (Nor’Banks Road/Duck Road)

On September 6, 2022, a member of the homeowner’s association reported two small signs had been knocked over. They did not wish to file a report but wanted law enforcement to be aware in case there were other signs damaged in town. No other occurrences were observed or reported. 

  • Suspicious Condition (Duck Road)

On September 7, 2022, officers responded to a report of a person staying in the area for a long period of time. Officers located the subject who stated he was homeless and was resting for a while on the boardwalk. No violation was present. 

  • Suspicious Condition (Duck Road)

On September 8, 2022, officers on patrol located a vehicle in the parking lot that appeared to have people sleeping inside. Officers advised the subjects that they were not allowed to stay in the park overnight.

  • Larceny (Duck Road)

On September 8, 2022, officers responded to a report of a larceny at the Sanderling Inn. Caller stated a homeless male was given a free meal the night prior but was refused a room. The male took a danish and coffee from the lobby. Prosecution was declined.  Officers provided the individual with a ride to Han Dee Hugos.

  • Missing Child (Trinitie Drive)

On September 8, 2022, officers responded to a child that was missing and was last seen on the beach approximately thirty minutes prior. Officers searched for the female with the assistance of Duck Fire and Surf Rescue. The child was located on the beach and returned home safely.

  • Larceny (East Charles Jenkins Lane)

On September 8, 2022, officers responded to a larceny of a bicycle. The caller stated the bike was left in the carport the night prior and was discovered missing in the morning.

  • Drug Violation (Mallard Drive/Duck Road)

On September 8, 2022, officers stopped a vehicle for speeding. During the stop the officer could smell the odor of marijuana. The passenger in the vehicle was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana. He was cited and released for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

TRAFFIC CRASHES

  • Duck Road/Nor Banks Drive

On September 7, 2022, a vehicle turning from a parking spot struck a parked vehicle.