From:             Hannibal Police Department

Date:               July 19th, 2021

Phone:            573-221-0987   

Fax:                  573-221-3966

Contact:          Lt. Jacob Nacke


Officers Arrest Man for Assault

On Sunday, July 18th, at approximately 10:28am, Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Grand Avenue for a report of a disturbance. Officers arrived and made contact with a 31 year old male victim who reported he was stabbed at a residence in the 1500 block of Hill Street. The suspect had fled the area and was no longer present. The victim was transported to Hannibal Regional Hospital for his injuries. Officers located the suspect, James Ivey Jr. (40) of Hannibal, at a nearby residence. Ivey was arrested and transported to the Marion County Jail on a 24 hour hold for Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Armed Criminal Action, Assault 1st Degree, Burglary 2nd Degree, and Tampering with Physical Evidence. On Monday a warrant was issued in the 10th Judicial Circuit Court of Marion County charging Ivey with Assault 1st Degree, Armed Criminal Action, Burglary 2nd Degree, and Tampering with Physical Evidence in Felony Prosecution. Ivey’s bond was set at $100,000.00 cash only; he remains lodged in the Marion County Jail.