Sampson Independent


(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.)


• June 27 — Melissa Delouis Ehile, 37, of 131 Bushway Lane, Autryville, was charged on out-of-county warrants with two counts of larceny. Bond set at $1,000; court date is July 25.

• June 27 — Richard Dale Matthews, 40, of 104 Pandora Circle, Erwin, was charged with possession of a counterfeit instrument, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and carrying a concealed gun. Bond set at $10,000; court date is June 29.

• June 27 — Ashley Byrd Hicks, 28, of 11 Country Manor Lane, Dunn, was charged with simple assault and communicating threats. No bond set; court date is June 24.


• June 27 — Adam Smith of Garland reported the theft of a 12-gauge shotgun, valued at $150, and a jar with cash in it.

• June 27 — Sallie Cannady of Garland reported the theft of a laptop, valued at $600, and damage to her home’s sliding glass door, estimated at $12,000.

• June 27 — Patricia Green of Clinton reported a residential break-in, with assorted collectible coins, solid gold pocket watches and assorted paper currency, valued at $9,068. Damage to a door frame was estimated at $200.

• June 27 — Beverly Strickland of Roseboro reported larceny of items from her shed. Fishing poles, rims, a generator and tools were among the items taken. Total value was $1,860.

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.