(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. 25 — Marcus Edward Royal, 43, of 535 Renfrow Road, Clinton, was charged with injury to personal property. Bond set at $3,500; court date is Nov. 1.
• Sept. 25 — Christopher Scott Witman, 42, of 3738 Benson Hwy., Dunn, was charged on out-of-county warrant with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Written promise; court date is Nov. 2.
• Sept. 25 —Russell Bushong of Clinton reported the theft of numerous items, including power tools, lawn and shop equipment, as well as a bolt-action rifle and 45 gallons of fuel. Items were valued at $2,257.
• Sept. 25 — Austin Fann of Salemburg reported a laptop, two TVs, college books and a shotgun stolen from his property. Items valued at $3,800.
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.