Hometown man faces charges
A Hometown man faces charges following an incident in Tamaqua on Tuesday.
Police were dispatched at 10:35 a.m. to the former Anchor Deep building, in the area of Spruce and South Railroad streets, for a reported assault.
On scene, they spoke with the property manager, David Yanacek of Tamaqua.
Yanacek told Chief Dave Mattson that he had been punched in the face by a tenant who was operating an automotive repair shop.
The tenant was identified as Anthony Chesla, 28, of 55 Wayne Ave., Tamaqua R.D. A witness corroborated Yanacek's report and also stated he had been having trouble getting his vehicle back from Chesla.
Chesla will be cited for harassment.