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Denton Barricade Ends After 9 Hours, no Injuries Reported

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DENTON, Md.- A Caroline County man surrendered to police after barricading himself in his home for nine hours Wednesday.

At around 9 a.m. Wednesday, deputies from the Caroline County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of an assault with a firearm in the Williston and Pealiquor roads area. Deputies said they learned 37-year-old Bronson Guzman of Denton waved a firearm at an employee of the Caroline County Department of Public Works. The employee was working on a construction site in the area.

Deputies say Guzman left in a car and drove to his home on the 24800 block of Woods Drive, where he barricaded himself inside. More local and state emergency response teams were called into the area.

A search and arrest warrant were obtained. After several hours of negotiations between officials and Guzman, he finally surrendered to police without any further problems just before 6 p.m.

There were no injuries reported.

Deputies listed Guzman's crime as first-degree assault. Guzman is behind bars at the Caroline County Detention Center. He is currently being held without bond.

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