Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law.
• Rodric Shorts, 34, of 741 East Easy Street In New Sarpy, was arrested Oct. 7 and charged with battery of a dating partner with strangulation.
• Dustin Harrington, 35, of 119 Michael Street in Ama, was arrested Oct. 4 and charged with cruelty to juveniles.
• Edward Clark, 29, of 1114 Wallis Street in Houma, was arrested Oct. 4 and charged with aggravated second-degree battery, second degree battery and domestic abuse battery.
• Christian Gonzalez, 18, was arrested Oct. 5 and charged with unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling.