(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.)
• March 23 — Cree Alexis Newkirk, 24, of 408 Douglas Ave., Roseboro, was charged with communicating threats. Bond set at $1,000; court date is April 17.
• March 23 — Mertie Smith of Clinton reported her home’s front door kicked in, and a television stolen. The TV was reportedly valued at $3,000. Damage to the door was estimated at $200.
• March 23 — Town of Harrells was the victim of theft. A door to town-owned property on Park Road was reportedly pried open. Hedge clippers were stolen and recovered. A trash can, various tools, bolt cutters and a truck key were also reported stolen.
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.