(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. 18 — Mariah Lashae Whitfield, 24, of 3115 Grantham School Road, Mount Olive, was charged on out-of-county warrants with two counts of fraud-obtaining money/property by false pretense and larceny. Bond set at $7,500; court date is Sept. 22.
• Sept. 18 — Timothy Jernigan of Roseboro reported the theft of a water pump and water pump motor, valued at $522.
• Sept. 18 — Joyce Long of Roseboro reported a break-in and theft of a camouflage sofa and window air conditioning unit. Damage to the residence itself was estimated at $5,000.
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.