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Long Beach Police Confiscate 454 Pounds of Illegal Fireworks

Long Beach does not allow any fireworks, including those marked as "safe and sane."

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

Long Beach police today confiscated 454 pounds of illegal fireworks with a street value of more than $5,000.

Derek Quintana, 30, of Compton was cited for allegedly selling illegal fireworks, Long Beach police said.

Long Beach does not allow any fireworks, including those marked as "safe and sane." Anyone cited or arrested for fireworks violations face a $1,000 fine and/or a six-month jail sentence, police said.

--City News Service


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