Fire Marshalls and Sheriffs Announce More Fireworks Busts

by CrownHeights.info

It appears that the mayors fireworks task force is seeing some success.

The New York City Sheriffs announced today a large amount of arrests and fireworks seizures on their official twitter account.

“Interstate Interdiction of Illegal Fireworks: Deputy Sheriffs apprehended & charged 20 individuals citywide with multiple counts of trafficking & unlawfully dealing with dangerous fireworks,” the NYC Sheriff wrote.

The Sheriffs office also released photos of what appears to be sheriffs vans stuffed with seized fireworks.

The FDNY Marshalls also saw success, announcing that “Fire Marshals today arrested Changur Lakram, 24, and Hootam Yogendranauth, 46, for possession of approximately $4,000 worth of illegal fireworks.”

“Lakram and Yogendranauth were arrested in Manhattan by Fire Marshals investigating and conducting surveillance regarding illegal fireworks in our city. They are charged with Reckless Endangerment and the Unlawful Dealing of Fireworks.⁣

The Sheriffs office also released photos of what appears to be sheriffs vans stuffed with seized fireworks.

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