Man arrested after barricading himself inside Topsfield home

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A Topsfield man was arrested Sunday morning after allegedly assaulting two family members then barricading himself inside his Washington Street home and making bomb and arson threats, according to Topsfield Police Chief Evan E.J. Haglund. Daniel P. Morley, 27, was charged with two counts of domestic assault and battery and one count each of threatening to commit arson and communicating a bomb scare, Haglund said. When police searched the home, he said, they found guns, knives and a pressure cooker they feared was a bomb.

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