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Michael William Watkins
courtesy of Caldwell Co. Sheriff's Office

Lenoir Man Arrested for Assault with a Deadly Weapon

32-year-old Michael William Watkins of Prospect Street in Lenoir was arrested Saturday (January 7) by Lenoir Police Officers. He was charged and given no bond for misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon and interfering with emergency communication. Watkins was also charged with felony possession of controlled substance on a penal institution and was placed under a $10,000 secured bond. He remains in jail as of this morning with a District Court date scheduled for January 25.