Lucero Aguinaga Cortez, 25 of Rome, was arrested at a carnival on Shorter Avenue following a dispute with a juvenile and a police officer.

Police said that Cortez got into a verbal dispute about a line at the carnival with a 14 year-old female.

When police arrived, officers said Cortez hit them in the face while taking her into custody.

Cortez is charged with disorderly conduct, 1st degree cruelty to children, felony simple battery against a police officer and cruelty to children in the 1st degree.