Seven Charged Following Illegal Fireworks Crackdown Saturday

NYSP Bomb Detection Dog Conrad. Image by New York State Police.

JAMESTOWN – Seven people were charged following an illegal fireworks crackdown this weekend.

In response to several complaints from community members, the New York State Police and Jamestown Police Department conducted a joint Illegal Fireworks Interdiction detail on Saturday.

Police said the detail was conducted from noon until 5 p.m. and resulted in the arrest of seven people for transporting Illegal Fireworks into New York.

In addition, a large quantity of fireworks were seized. Of the seven people charged, four were City of Jamestown residents, two others were from Falconer and one was from out of the area.

Police said they were all issued appearance tickets to appear in court at a later date.

The fireworks have been secured by the NYSP Bomb Disposal Unit for destruction, police said.


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