The St. James Police Department has had an ongoing investigation concerning the assault of 80 year Pascual Sanchez on Monday June, 26, 2017.

On Wednesday June 28, 2017 at approximately 3:00 o’clock PM the St. James Police Department arrested 19 year old Jesus Daniel Ibarra at his home at 1113 2nd Ave. South St. James MN. Ibarra was taken into custody without incident and is currently being held in the Watonwan County Jail on charges of 1st Degree Assault for the assault of Mr. Sanchez on June 26th.

Subsequent to the arrest of Mr. Ibarra the Police Department served a search warrant on the home of Mr. Ibarra at 1113 2nd Ave. south as part of the ongoing investigation.