The arrest was made in connection with the stabbing of Michael Barton that occurred at 903 Moore St. Cleveland Aug. 7.
Hayes is been held at the Bolivar County Regional Correctional Facility awaiting initial hearing.
The Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department received a disturbance call at the location at approximately 9 p.m.
When deputies arrived at the resident, the victim had already left by personal vehicle to Bolivar Medical Center.
Barton was stabbed once in the chest. He was later airlifted to the Med in Jackson.
As of presstime the victim was still reported to be in stable condition.