Transient Man Arrested After Reported Claim of Sexual Assault

Transient Man Arrested After Reported Claim of Sexual Assault

A transient man is custody after a woman reported he sexually assaulted her Sunday afternoon. Police say the 48-year-old victim was walking with her soon-to-be assaulter near the area of the People’s City Mission on the 100 block of Q st and were sharing a cigarette. According to the victim,  the man, 37-year-old James Earl Jones, suddenly struck her, began to choke her and proceeded to sexually assault her. She reported the incident to the mission who reported to police around 2PM. Police arrested 37-year-old James Earl Jones for 1st degree sexual assault.