Dec. 9, 2014. On Dec. 5, at approximately 12:49 a.m., officers with the Boone Police Department responded to the Red Carpet Inn at 862 Blowing Rock Rd., for an assault.
The victim, a 53-year-old female, was found in the lobby of the establishment in need of medical assistance.
As a result of an investigation into the incident, Michael Wayne Brassfield, 48, of Brook Hollow Road in Boone was charged with felonious assault inflicting serious injury and misdemeanor assault of a female.
Brassfield was given a $30,000 secured bond pending a Jan. 20, 2014, appearance in Watauga District Court.