(The public reports listed below are provided by the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office, the Clinton Police Department and the N.C. Highway Patrol via the Sheriff’s Office daily jail report.)
• Oct. 31 — Justin Lee East, 20, of 200 Royal Lane, Clinton, was charged with simple assault. Bond set at $1,500; court date is Nov. 18.
• Oct. 31 — Michael Lee East, 18, of 200 Royal Lane, Clinton, was charged with simple assault, communicating threats and injury to personal property. Bond set at $1,500; court date is Nov. 18.
• Oct. 31 — Billy Ray Jacobs of Clinton reported the theft of $9,500 in cash and assorted change in a 5-gallon water jug.
• Oct. 31 — Reginald Vann of Faison reported the larceny of a blue pitbull, valued at $500, from his yard.
Anyone with information about any of these incidents is asked to call law enforcement at 910-592-4141 (Sheriff’s Office) or 910-592-3105 (Clinton Police). Individuals can also text anonymous tips to the Clinton PD at 847411, beginning text with tipcpd.