(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.)
• July 17 — Edward Allen Best Jr., 33, of 800 Kennedy St., Clinton, was charged with threatening phone call. Bond set at $1,000; court date is July 31.
• July 17 — Jeremy Clayton Horne, 35, of 478 Elon Road, Autryville, was charged with communicating threats. Bond set at $1,000; court date is July 30.
• July 17 — Amy Michelle Martin, 29, of 478 Elon Road, Autryville, was charged with simple assault and communicating threats. Bond set at $1,000; court date is July 30.
• July 17 — Larry Peele of Clinton reported a residential break-in, with a Smith and Wesson revolver, valued at $300, stolen along with an undisclosed sum of change and several checks. Damage to a rear door and frame was estimated at $100.
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.