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Numerous illegal fireworks seized at an East Haven home

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With assistance from the Connecticut State Police Fire and Explosion Investigation Unit, FBI New Haven, and the East Haven PD, state police detectives seized a large quantity of illegal commercial grade and consumer grade fireworks that were held in advance of use and sale.

Police responded to information gathered over several weeks that a private residence was a storage unit for a large amount of commercial fireworks shells (5, 6 and 8 inch commercial display shells), commercial multi shot “cakes”, M-Devices (Improvised Explosive Device), homemade commercial type shells, consumer grade packages containing several thousand shots, rockets and manufacturing and firing equipment.

At this time, police are processing the information and criminal charges including illegal possession and manufacture of fireworks, as well as reckless endangerment are pending.

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