2/22/2021 3:42:00 PM Iron Station Woman Facing Assault Charges
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Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Press Release
LINCOLNTON, N.C. – An Iron Station woman is facing assault charges after she stabbed a man with a knife.
Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of Brevard Place Road, Iron Station around 4:20 a.m. on February 21, 2021 reference a call about an altercation that occurred at a home on Newman Lane. Deputies arrived to find the victim, Marcus McDowell, at a relative’s house with a stab wound to the chest. Lincoln County EMS was dispatched to the scene and transported McDowell to Caromont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia where he was treated for his injuries.
The suspect in the case, Jasmine Louise McClain, 27, of Newman Lane, Iron Station, NC had already left the scene but returned a short time later while deputies were still there. She was taken into custody without incident. McClain was taken before a Lincoln County magistrate, charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, and placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a no bond hold.
While being processed into the jail, McClain is accused of blowing into the face of the processing officer twice after admitting she had tested positive for Covid-19 eight days earlier. She was charged with assault on a government official and given an additional $5,000 secured bond. Charlie District deputies and Detective A. Mocilan investigated the incident.