A 31 year old Ponca city man faces a January 29th court appearance on a felony count of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy. Jose Manual Gutierez was charged in connection with a January 1st stabbing in the 500 block of South 13th Street. Gutierez is being held on a $250,000 bond in the Kay county jail. 25 year old Kaleb Michael Trueblood of Kaw City faces the same charges. Police report the victim was stabbed and beaten and required surgery for lung and spleen damage.