A 25-year-old parolee and documented gang member was arrested Wednesday by police after they discovered 250 pounds of illegal fireworks, a variety of ammunition and metal knuckles at a North Long Beach residence.
More than 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks were confiscated and three people were arrested Monday night after an anonymous tip led authorities to a makeshift storefront set up in a garage at a North Long Beach home.
The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) announced yesterday the latest results of their continued efforts to enforce the city’s ban on all fireworks when they conducted several investigations this past week.
Police confiscated about $2,500 worth of high-powered fireworks and arrested three men on Monday as part of an investigation into the sale and possession of illegal fireworks in the city, Long Beach police officials announced today.
As the Independence Day holiday approaches city leaders in Long Beach are ramping up their anti-firework campaign in an attempt to quell what has been characterized as an annual escalation in the use of illegal fireworks in the days...
Long Beach police and fire personnel were kept busy during the Fourth of July weekend, according to statistics provided by authorities, with police responding to 444 firework-related calls Sunday and Monday and lifeguards assisting in 222 swim rescues on...
The Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) has released a reminder that fireworks are illegal in the City of Long Beach, providing a list of statistics that more than explain just why shooting off the fun flares can be a...
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