MILES - A Miles man was jailed on Tuesday, Nov. 14 following after it was reported that he was in possession of a firearm and his wife was assaulted, Miles Police Chief Quentin Watkins reported.

MILES - A Miles man was jailed on Tuesday, Nov. 14 following after it was reported that he was in possession of a firearm and his wife was assaulted, Miles Police Chief Quentin Watkins reported.

James Quezada, 35, of Miles, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second degree felony, unalawful possession of a firearm by a felon and obstruction and retaliation, both third degree felonies. He was also charged with interfering with an emergency call.

He was released Wednesday, Nov. 15 from the Runnels County Jail Friday on bonds totaling $127,500.

According to reports, Miles police were dispatched to a residence in the 400 block of St. John Street at 8 p.m. on a call of a “man with a gun” and a “family disturbance.”

Upon the officer’s arrival, Quesada was reportedly outside of the home after witnesses on the scene had attempted to deescalate the situation.

Watkins reported that there was evidence at the scene indicating that Quezada had assaulted his wife with a small baseball bat.

She was transported to Shannon Medical Center where she was treated and released.