(Gowatertown.net – Watertown, SD) A Brookings County stabbing suspect who was on the run and part of a nationwide search has turned himself in.
Brookings County Assistant Sheriff Scott Sebring says 44 year-old James Basham of Brookings turned himself in to authorities in Brookings on Thursday.
An arrest warrant for Basham was issued on July 9th following a stabbing in Bushnell in which the 26 year-old victim suffered injuries to his face and shoulder.
Basham fled the scene before police arrived.
Sebring says Basham turned himself in last night (Thursday night), and immediately posted $10,000 bond. He was released after spending about an hour in custody.
He’s facing two counts of Aggravated Assault.