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500 pounds of fireworks seized in San Diego

Posted at 8:18 AM, Jul 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-04 11:18:42-04

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KERO) — The San Diego Sheriff's Office seized 500 pounds of fireworks Saturday.

Authorities were tipped off by neighbors who heard fireworks being set off. The illegal fireworks were found in a garage near neighboring houses.

Officials say if the fireworks went off accidentally someone could have been injured.

A 21-year-old man is now in jail and could get a year in prison for stashing the half ton of explosives.