(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.)
• Nov. 8 — Thomas Robinson of Clinton reported sand, rice and oatmeal was put into his SUV’s engine, resulting in $13,000 in damage.
• Nov. 8 — Ricky Haislip of Clinton reported the theft of several items, including a toolbox full of assorted tools, a chainsaw and various other tools. Items valued at $625.
• Nov. 8 — Erica Galloway of Clinton reported a residential break-in and larceny of several items, including three TVs, two DVD players and a satellite box. Items valued at $1,400.
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.