Domestic assault turns into felony
JONES COUNTY, Miss - This is a press release from the Jones County Sheriff's Department.
Jones County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Lover’s Lane in regards to a disturbance. The call had been made by a juvenile witness, stating Allan Craig Maddox, 34 of Laurel, was “beating up” a female victim.
When deputies arrived on the scene, Maddox had already left the residence. Deputies were told by the victim that a verbal altercation had begun the night before. As the morning progressed, Maddox got angrier and kicked the television, and that’s when the fighting turned physical. The victim had signs of bruising on her face and cuts and bruising on her leg.
At 2:45PM Dispatch received a call from Maddox, stating he wanted to see a Jones County Deputy at a relative’s residence. When they arrived, Maddox was taken into custody. It was discovered Maddox has two previous convictions within 7 years of Simple Assault Domestic. According to Mississippi State Law, he was charged with Felony Domestic Violence. Maddox was also out on a Felony Domestic Violence bond and had a bench warrant because he didn’t appear in court for an arraignment.
Maddox was charged with Felony Domestic Violence and Bench Warrant on Feb 24.
His bond is set at $10,000.00.