A St. James man has been charged in Watonwan County Court after being accused of raping a child. According to the criminal complaint, a girl under the age of 13 reported to police that she was raped by 23-year-old Jesus Pedraza at a party in St. James in August. The girl said she was sleeping on a couch when Pedraza assaulted her. Pedraza also sent the girl text messages saying that he had lost control. Pedraza has been charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct.