Meriden Police Grab Illegal Fireworks

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(Meriden, Conn./WTIC) - Meriden police say they've confiscated thousands of dollars worth of fireworks.

Officers reported receiving numerous calls about activity on Bunker Avenue on Thursday night.

A search of a garage at a residence found $5,000, police said.

The fireworks were turned over to the state police bomb squad.

Meriden police, as many other departments have reported, say they have been receiving numerous complaints about illegal fireworks detonations recently.

Officials say arrests are expected.