(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.)
• Dec. 11 — Ashleigh Reed Bowdem, 19, of 4219 Needmore Road, Clinton, was charged with misdemeanor child abuse. Bond set at $1,000; court date is Jan. 9.
• Dec. 11 — Marco Mauricello of Clinton reported a break-in and the theft of .22-caliber rifles, Xbox with games and assortment of rings and watches. Items valued at $2,415.
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.