Six young men from Braintree, North Quincy and Weymouth face charges after an underage drinking party got out of hand Saturday morning.
One of the men, 19-year-old Connor J. Norton, who lives at the Harrison Avenue where the party took place, allegedly struck a responding police officer twice in the head before police pepper-sprayed him.
Norton was charged with assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest, threats to commit a crime and being under 21 in possession of alcohol, Chief Russell Jenkins said in a statement.
Police responded to the party early the morning of Aug. 31 after reports of loud noise and a possible fight.
The other men, Thomas J. Cleggett, 19, Brandon M. Jones, 18, William T. Sawyer, JR, 18, all of Braintree, Kevin R. Lynch, JR, 19 of North Quincy and Joseph M. Clifford, 19 of Weymouth, were all charged with being under 21 in possession of alcohol.
Three more people, from Weymouth and Braintree and ages 17 to 20, will be summonsed to court on charges of being under 21 in possession of alcohol. Their names were not provided by the police.