Boone Police have made an arrest in connection to an auto accident.

On Friday April 2nd, Boone police officers were called to an auto collision on Faculty Street.

Following the collision, one of the drivers involved was assaulted and his cell phone was stolen.

An investigation was conducted and Cody James Rodriguez, age 33, of Boone was charged with Common Law Robbery, Assault, Larceny, and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.

The following morning Mr. Rodriguez was arrested and taken before a Magistrate where he received a $40,000 secured bond and a May 28th court date.

The Watauga Sheriff's Office assisted with the case.