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Joint illegal fireworks interdiction results in multiple arrests.

In response to numerous complaints from community members, the Jamestown Police Department and the New York State Police conducted a joint Illegal Fireworks Interdiction detail on Saturday, June 27, 2020.  The detail was conducted from noon until 5:00 P.M. resulting in the arrest of 7 people for transporting illegal fireworks into New York State.  In addition, a large quantity of fireworks were seized (pictured).  Of the 7 people arrested, 4 were city of Jamestown residents, 2 others were from Falconer and one was from out of the area. 

They were all issued appearance tickets to appear in court at a later date.   The fireworks were secured by the NYSP Bomb Disposal Unit for destruction. 

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