Kill Devil Hills Police Department releases August blotter

Published 6:31 am Thursday, October 1, 2020

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The August crime blotter has been released by the Kill Devil Hills Police Department.

Two arrests are listed on the blotter, an assault with a deadly weapon and an indecent exposure.

Assault with a deadly weapon: On August 9, 2020 Kill Devil Hills Police Department officers were dispatched to a 911 call concerning a shooting incident in the 300 block of West Third Street. Officers responded to the scene and found a male suffering from a gunshot wound. According to KDHPD, based on information gathered during the investigation a suspect was identified and charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

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Indecent exposure: On August 12, 2020, officers responded to a call for indecent exposure and a suspicious male. Upon arrival, officers investigated the incident and arrested a male for indecent exposure, injury to property and resist, delay and obstruct.

A case involving overdoses was also listed on the blotter.

On August 2, 2020, officers responded to the overdose on fentanyl of two individuals at a motel in the 800 block of S. Virginia Dare Trail. Upon arrival, both individuals were unconscious. KDHPD reports that one individual had two doses of NARCAN administered, one by the police department and one by the fire department. The other had one dose of NARCAN administered by the police department. Both individuals survived.

Also listed on the blotter was an award presented to Sgt. Mike Sudduth.

Each year, the Veterans of Foreign Wars selects law enforcement personnel to receive VFW Public Servant Awards. This year, Sudduth was honored with the award.


Sgt. Mike Sudduth receiving the VFW Service Award. Courtesy KDHPD

The criteria for the award includes: recognition by candidate’s colleagues or those they serve; consistent excellence in the performance of their duties; consistent dedication to their official responsibilities over a period of years and continuous growth in responsibilities and skills within their profession.

Sudduth is field training officer, a traffic crash reconstructionist and a standardized field sobriety instructor. “Sgt. Sudduth has become not only a cornerstone of the department, but is regarded as a leader by numerous departments in Dare and Currituck Counties where his skills and knowledge are a benefit to the community,” stated the blotter.



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