(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.)
• Sept. 11 — Gary Williams, 33, of 243 Big John Lane, Clinton, was charged with possession of marijuana paraphernalia. Bond set at $500; court date is Oct. 2.
• Sept. 11 — Matthew Douglas Newgent, 27, of 46 Mandolin Lane, Roseboro, was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting public officer. Bond set at $8,000; court date is Sept. 22.
• Sept. 11 — Dairy Queen of Clinton was the victim in damage to property. The building was struck by a vehicle, with $1,800 in damage estimated to the structure and a van.
• Sept. 11 — John Thornton of Clinton reported several items stolen from a garage, including a boat motor, air compressor, kerosene heater, toolbox with assorted tools and a door. Items were valued at $2,050.
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.