over $75k worth of illegal fireworks seized in morning raid
Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports that multiple sheriff units collaborated on a raid of a self-storage unit Wednesday morning seizing over $75,000.00 of illegal fireworks.
Working from an anonymous tip, detectives began investigating a storage unit at 1545 William Street. Upon verification of a mass quantity of illegal fireworks, a search warrant was obtained and members of the sheriff’s Bomb Squad, SWAT Team, and detectives discovered the arsenal.
The investigation is continuing.