On Friday, June 15, Tamaqua police was dispatched to the intersection of North Greenwood and Mauch Chunk streets for a fight.

When officers arrived they found Anthony Houser, 22, Tamaqua, lying on the ground between two vehicles. Officers noted he had a strong smell of an alcoholic beverage and had cuts and bruises on his body.

According to officers, Houser was highly intoxicated and vomited as officers were trying to interview him. Through further investigation it was learned that Houser had gotten into a fight with Gregg Muffley, 28, McAdoo. Houser was charged with simple assault, disorderly conduct, and harassment.