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Two cited in Tamaqua incident

Published June 04. 2013 05:02PM

Two people were cited following a domestic incident in Tamaqua on May 27.

Police were dispatched to the 200 block of Cottage Avenue for a reported fight, possibly involving five to 10 people. Officers found the disturbance at the Vasquez home at 228 W. Cottage Ave., where several people were outside, yelling and arguing. Broken furniture lay in the street.

As officers approached the residence, Micah Zachary Vasquez, 27, came down off the steps, running toward the officers. When he refused to stop he was stunned by a Taser deployment. Several family members began yelling at the officers. Esmeralda Dorothea Vasquez, 25, failed to heed the officers' requests to cease and desist. She and Micah were arrested, taken to the police station, and cited for disorderly conduct.

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