(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.)
• Sept. 29 — Genorra Aldophus Herring, 38, of 94 Holly Thicket Lane, Ivanhoe, was charged with possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond set at $1,000; court date is Oct. 15.
• Sept. 28 — Monique Melvin of Clinton reported that laundry detergent was put in her gas tank. Damage to the 2014 Dodge Avenger was estimated at $4,000.
• Sept. 28 — Jimmy Barefoot of Newton Grove reported the theft of a farm trailer, valued at $2,000.
• Sept. 29 — Jean Beckner of Faison reported the larceny of items, including a toolbox with tools, laptop, revolver and assorted jewelry. Items valued at $1,850.
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.