WEEKLY POLICE BLOTTER – July 24th, 2017 – July 29th, 2017

TOWN OF DUCK POLICE DEPARTMENT

1259 DUCK ROAD ● DUCK, NORTH CAROLINA 27949

(252) 261-1112 ● FAX (252) 261-2108

policeinfo@townofduck.com

Weekly Police Blotter

July 24th, 2017 – July 29th, 2017

Total Calls for Service: 328

 

TRAFFIC

Officers issued 3 traffic enforcement action.

 

PROPERTY CHECKS

154 Business Checks were made.

6 Extra Patrol Checks were made at the request of the property owner.

 

INCIDENTS OF INTEREST

Larceny (Speckle Trout Beach Access)

Owner left his kayaks at the beach access for over a month. He returned to the beach and noticed they were no longer there. Unknown when they were taken.

 

Domestic Assault (1245 Duck Road)

A physical assault occurred between a 60-year-old mother and her 40-year-old daughter. The mother was struck during the argument. The daughter left prior to law enforcement arrival.  Prosecution was declined by the victim.

 

Fraud (128 N. Snow Geese Drive)

The victim’s home was listed for rent on Craigslist. When a potential renter contacted the listing person, a rental contract was sent to the potential renter along with a request for a large deposit.   The potential renter became suspicious and contacted the homeowner to verify the transaction.  The homeowner confirmed the ad was fraudulent.  Craigslist was contacted and agreed to pull the ad.

Storm Water Flooding (1261 Duck Road / Sanderling Inn)

Several vehicles became disabled due to moderate flooding on the road in the area of the Sanderling Inn. Public Safety crews directed traffic and pumped the area to assist with safe passage on Duck road.

 

Arrest (Duck Road / Four Seasons Lane)

A driver running off the road and into oncoming traffic was reported to be traveling into Duck from Southern Shores. A Police Officer located the suspect vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. The driver was found to be highly intoxicated, registering a blood alcohol content of .33. The driver, who was on his way to work at a Duck business, also had an open container of alcohol in the center console of his vehicle. Due to the high blood alcohol content, the driver was taken to the hospital for observation prior to being held at the Dare County Detention Center in lieu of a $3,400 bond.

 

Illegal Drugs (Poteskeet Drive Beach Access)

A small mason jar with marijuana in it was found in the sand near the beach access on Poteskeet Drive by a group of young teenage girls. The girls immediately located the on-duty lifeguard to assist with getting the jar tuned over to law enforcement.