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.)


• 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.