Man charged with strangling victim
According to reports, John Bennett Jr. 45, of Ruston, was arrested after Ruston police responded to a domestic call on Jan. 2.
The affidavit said Bennett and his girlfriend got into a verbal argument that turned physical when the suspect grabbed the victim and placed her in a chokehold. Two residents were reportedly witness to the altercation.
Bennett was booked at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center with bond to be set on charges of domestic battery — strangulation.