A 36-year-old man has been charged with causing a dangerous article to be on a road.
A man aged 46 has been charged with riotous behaviour.
Both are due to face Belfast Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, July 28.
A crossbow was among items seized after the PSNI dispersed what they described as “a large crowd of men” in Carrickfergus’s Castlemara estate.
The trouble was orchestrated by the UDA’s breakaway South East Antrim UDA.
A police spokesperson said: “Reports suggested some of the males were masked and may have been armed with weapons such as hammers.
“Officers attended and dispersed the crowd seizing a number of items including a crossbow.”
A burning bonfire and police officers removing tyres and pallets from the road.
One fire tender attended the incident.