Stabbing In St. James Leads To Arrest

Thu 8-4-2022

(St. James)- A knife attack in St. James sent one victim to the hospital. German Alexis Funez Canelas, age 29, was captured and is currently being held on charges of 2nd degree assault, domestic assault, and interfering with a 911 call.

The attack happened on early Tuesday, with the St. James Police responding to the 911 call around 3:45 am. A wound to the neck sent the victim to the hospital, with the suspect fleeing before being caught. It is believed that the injuries are non-life threatening, and the knife believed to be used in the assault was recovered in a close proximity. K-9 units also recovered additional evidence.