Police continue to crack down on illegal fireworks

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KIRKWOOD, NY – Local law enforcement is continuing its crackdown on a surge in the use of illegal fireworks in the run-up to the 4th of July.

Over the weekend, State Police on Interstate 81 in Kirkwood stopped a pair of vehicles for traffic infractions and found large quantities of fireworks that had been purchased in Pennsylvania.

Troopers seized over $2,000 worth of fireworks in one case and $900 worth in the other.

Binghamton Police also ticketed another resident for firing off fireworks on Saturday.

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