A judge orders a Jones County man not to see his girlfriend -- after an alleged act of violence.
The judge rules Lance Mason Ross must avoid all contact with the victim. The sheriff's department says concerned citizen alerted authorities after witnessing the alleged beating. Deputies later caught up to Ross – who was later taken into custody.
Ross was formally charged with Felony Domestic Violence – as well as Public Intoxication, Public Profanity and Disorderly Conduct. The judge set Ross' bond at $12,000.