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Massachusetts man accused of setting Joe Biden, Kamala Harris display on fire



Photo courtesy of Dicken Crane

A Massachusetts man was arrested Friday after allegedly setting fire to a Joe Biden and Kamala Harris display.

The Dalton Police Department and the Dalton Fire Department responded to a reported fire at 6:42 p.m. along Route 9 in Dalton, MA across from the Holiday Brook Farm.

The owners of Holiday Brook Farm had recently painted the outer plastic wrap of hay bales to show support for the Biden / Harris Presidential Campaign. These hay bales were lit on fire and destroyed, according to police.

As a result of an investigation conducted, police have arrested Lonnie Durfee, 49, of Dalton, MA.

He has been charged with Burning Personal Property and will be arraigned Tuesday October 13 at Central Berkshire District Court.

The investigation is ongoing in conjunction with the Dalton Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police Fire Marshall’s Office. Anyone with information is asked to call the Dalton Police Department at 413-684-0300.

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