(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 18 — Joseph Beard, 28, of 114 Dogwood Circle, Clinton, was charged with second degree trespass. Written promise; court date is Aug. 6.
• July 18 — Dana Marie Long, 35, of 3976 Roanoke Road, Clinton, was charged with larceny and second degree trespass. No bond set; court date is Aug. 20.
• July 18 — Allen Simmons, 62, of 70 Julius Lane, Clinton, was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver a Schedule II controlled substance, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place for a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond set at $5,000; court date is July 27.
• July 18 — George Ashley of Salemburg reported the theft of items from his residence, including a handgun, rifle, scope and shotgun, valued at $1,480.
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.