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Multiple people arrested, accused of bringing illegal fireworks into Western New York

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Posted at 11:16 AM, Jun 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-29 11:16:33-04

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WKBW) — New York State Police and Jamestown Police have made several illegal fireworks related arrests in response to "numerous" complaints from residents.

In a joint investigation this past Saturday, seven people were arrested for allegedly transporting illegal fireworks into Chautauqua County. Out of the seven arrests, four people were from Jamestown, two were from Falconer and one was from outside of the area. Their names have not been released by police.

A large quantity of fireworks were seized during the investigation. Investigators say those fireworks will be destroyed by the NYSP Bomb Disposal Unit.