55-year-old Amber Denise Smith was arrested Saturday (May 8) by authorities in Burke County. She’s charged with felony abuse of a disabled or elderly person with injury along with misdemeanor counts of assault with a deadly weapon and simple assault. Smith was arrested shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday. She is not listed as an inmate in Burke County. A District Court appearance was scheduled today (May 10) in Morganton.