Sheriff: Cell phone leads to aggravated assault

Sheriff: Cell phone leads to aggravated assault

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Lauren man was jailed for an aggravated assault charge after a quarrel turned physical over a cell phone with a woman.

Cory Lyles, 32, was taken in to custody by Jones County Sheriff's deputies and investigators and charged with domestic violence aggravated assault and breaking and entering of a dwelling, house or inner door of dwelling.

When he made his initial appearance in court, Judge Howell Beech set Lyles' bond at $5,000 per charge, totaling his bond at $10,000, according to a JCSD press release.

The scene

On Wednesday Jones County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to Currie Road in Ellisville for a disturbance call.

When they arrived they were informed that Lyles was seen with a gun trying to get into the residence. Lyles had fled the scene.

When deputies spoke to the victim, who shares a child with Lyles, she said an argument started over a cell phone and then turned physical.

The victim said Lyles choked her, but she was able to get away and run to her vehicle.

She went on to report to JCSD officials that Lyles began chasing her and shooting at her.

The victim made it to the residence on Currie Road and ran into the home.

According to the news release issued by The Jones County Sheriff's Department, Lyles followed the victim and busted out a window and the front door.

He then made is way in the home, kicked in the bedroom door and once again attacked the victim by hitting her in the face with his fist and choking her.

Lyles was located at his residence in Laurel on West 12th Street and taken in to custody.

Lyles was also issued a no contact order against his victim.