Man arrested on domestic battery charge

Esteban Loeza-Mendez
Esteban Loeza-Mendez

A Bartholomew County man was arrested on domestic battery-related charges after an incident early Sunday morning.

Deputies were called to a reported domestic dispute at about 5:45 a.m. Sunday in the 800 block of South National Road. A woman at the scene had allegedly been battered.

40-year-old Esteban Loeza-Mendez was arrested on preliminary charges of  domestic battery, criminal confinement and strangulation.

The victim was checked out by medics but not taken to the hospital.