The Santa Maria Police Department seized a sizable amount of illegal fireworks Monday night.
During a firework patrol, officers confiscated numerous illegal fireworks.
SMPD firework detail was out tonight and seized these illegal fireworks. So far, two citations have been issued. Based on the number of community complaints, more citations are likely. Let’s all work together and keep this holiday safe and free from illegal fireworks! pic.twitter.com/nwXngoFSN9— City of Santa Maria Police Department (@SMPDHQ) June 30, 2020
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.