(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. 14 — Aaron Partin, 22, of 7460 Autry Hwy., Autryville, was charged with child abuse (non-assaultive). Bond set at $2,500; court date is Oct. 9.
• Sept. 14 — James Knowles, 45, of 2121 Basstown Road, Clinton, was charged with driving while impaired. Bond set at $10,000; court date is Sept. 25.
• Sept. 14 — Jimmy Tyndall of Dunn reported the theft of a 3-ton air conditioning unit, valued at $3,000, from a Godwin-area home.
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.