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Man to Face Judge After Police Find Explosive Device at Deerfield Workplace

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    Police have arrested a Massachusetts man after finding what they describe as a bomb at his workplace.

    Authorities say the state police bomb squad responded to Trew Stone Inc., a stone products supplier in Deerfield, just after 8 a.m. Wednesday.

    Deerfield police say "arriving officers were able to confirm that the device appeared to be homemade, and resembled a pipe bomb."

    The business was evacuated and the explosive device was deactivated.

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    Police say a 46-year-old Easthampton man who works at the facility was charged with manufacturing an explosive, incendiary or destructive device. He was held on $20,000 bail pending arraignment Thursday.

    Prosecutors say his name will not be released until the arraignment. They did not indicate what he intended to do with the device.

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