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Police seize numerous illegal fireworks in Santa Maria during Monday night patrol

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Posted at 10:51 PM, Jun 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-30 01:51:27-04

The Santa Maria Police Department seized a sizable amount of illegal fireworks Monday night.

During a firework patrol, officers confiscated numerous illegal fireworks.

So far, two citations were issued, but more are likely based on the number of community complaints, officials said.

Santa Maria police are handing out $1,000 fines for people caught setting off illegal fireworks.