(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. 12 — Evelyn Lanier Stevens, 47, of Popeway Road, Turkey, was charged with worthless check. Written promise; court date is Oct. 11.
• Sept. 12 — Prentice Lamar Kerr, 16, of 980 Gibbs Road, Garland, was charged with assault on a school employee, fighting (affray) and other weapons violations. Bond set at $1,500; court date is Oct. 11.
• Sept. 12 — Patrick Jordan Bushrod, 26, of 5797 Harnett-Dunn Hwy., Dunn, was charged on out-of-county warrants with assault on a female. No bond set; court date is Oct. 12.
• Sept. 12 — Gretchen Maldanado, 34, of 1569 Yellowskin Road, Autryville, was charged with assault inflicting serious injury. No bond set; court date is Sept. 27.
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.