The director of the Taylorsville House Assisted Living Facility has been arrested and charged with assaulting a resident. Taylorsville Police on Thursday arrested 65 year old Richard Oliver Brantley of Conover. Brantley is listed as the director of the facility located near Alexander Central High School. According to the arrest warrant, Brantley is charged with Assault on a Handicapped Person and Communicating Threats. The victim is said to be 82 years of age and sustained some bruises to her hand or hands as the result of the alleged assault. The victim does not recall the incident but an eyewitness came forward. Brantley was released from custody Thursday after posting an $8,000 bond, he has a court appearance scheduled for June,6th in Alexander County District Court.