Bond denied for man accused of shooting at Jones Co. deputy

Bond denied for man accused of shooting at Jones Co. deputy
Ralston Sinclair Keyes is accused of shooting at a Jones County deputy during a traffic stop. (Source: Covington County Sheriff's Office)

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - A Jones County judge denied bond Wednesday for a Taylorsville man accused of shooting at a Jones County Sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop on New Year’s Day.

Sheriff Joe Berlin said Ralston Sinclair Keyes was arrested by Jones County deputies shortly before 4 p.m. on Tuesday.

Keyes was wanted for aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, and officials said he was considered to be armed and dangerous. Jones County Crime Stoppers was offering a reward for information leading to Keyes’ arrest.

Sinclair’s case will be presented before a grand jury.

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