(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. 31 —Ryan Bradley Danks, 34, of 871 McPhail Road, Roseboro, was charged with misdemeanor child abuse. Bond set at $5,000; court date is Nov. 30.
• Oct. 31 — John William Hyler, 47, of 2350 Plain View Hwy., Dunn, was charged with possession of stolen property. Bond set at $7,500; court date is Nov. 3.
• Oct. 31 — Christopher Hill of Clinton reported miscellaneous tools, valued at $1,500, taken from his property. Damage to lawnmower parts was estimated at $150.
• Oct. 31 — Donnie Batts of Clinton reported the theft of a homemade utility trailer, valued at $1,800.
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.