Take-out order altercation ends in arrest

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — An arrest followed a report Friday night of a physical altercation taking place at China Wok, 317 E. Fourth St.

Police allege Christopher B. Ham, 39, 1441 Greene St., Jasper, had been drinking when he came to get a take-out order and a disagreement with the owner over his bill turned physical at 10:16 p.m. The owner suffered injury, flower pots were pushed over and broken and Ham allegedly took the owner’s phone away when he tried to call authorities, police alleged.

Authorities booked Ham into the Dubois County Security Center at 11:13 p.m. on preliminary misdemeanor counts of battery, public intoxication, criminal mischief and interference with the reporting of a crime.

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