(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.)
• Jan. 1 — Franklin Duvair Ruiz, 21, of 24 Rowan Creek Lane, Clinton, was charged with driving while impaired. Bond set at $1,500; court date is Feb. 11.
• Jan. 2 — Sheritha Nachole Jacobs, 36, of 709 Lakeland St., Fayetteville, was charged with driving while impaired. Bond set at $1,000; court date is Feb. 9.
• Jan. 3 — Russel Lashawn Skinner, 36, of 408-B Byrd St., Clinton, was charged with forgery-uttering, simple assault and failure to appear on three counts of worthless check. Bond set at $15,500; court date is Jan. 15.
• Jan.4 — Jennifer Renee King, 20, of 112 Leaf Lane, Clinton, was charged with unauthorized use of motor vehicle. Bond set at $1,000; court date is Feb. 5.
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.