Pineville Man Arrested for Stabbing

James_Dewayne_RobertsOn February 17th , 2016, Deputies responded to the 200 block of Courtney Lane in Pineville in reference to a 911 call of someone being stabbed.  Upon arrival, Deputies contacted witnesses who stated there was an altercation between the victim and the suspect and the victim had suffered a stab wound to the abdomen.  The victims family had already transported the victim to a local hospital.  Detectives and Crime Scene responded and began their investigation.

Deputies and Detectives contacted the victim at a local hospital where he was being treated for a stab wound to the abdomen and obtained statements where the victim identified the suspect as James Dewayne Roberts of Pineville.  Through their investigation,  Detectives were able establish sufficient probable cause that supported the allegations of the victim.

Roberts was located by Detectives and members of the US Marshals Violent Offenders Task Force and taken into custody without incident.  He was booked into Rapides Parish Detention Center on 1 count Aggravated 2nd Degree Battery and also a probation violation.  Roberts remains in jail at this time on a $100,000.00 bond.

Detectives say the incident is still under investigation.