(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.)
• Oct. 26 —Adam Whitfield Simmons, 43, of 1438 Honrine Road, Clinton, was charged with possession of methamphetamine and simple possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance. Bond set at $7,500; court date is Nov. 3.
• Oct. 26 — Stanley Eugene Braddock Jr., 37, of 227 Grady Tew Lane, Clinton, was charged with protective order violation. No bond set; court date is Nov. 21.
• Oct. 26 — John Toohey of Newton Grove reported the theft of a TV, PlayStation 3, various rifles, shotguns, hunting bows and knives, as well as a trailer, coin collection and two diamond rings. Items were valued at $14,930.
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.