DUBLIN (CBS SF) – Hundreds of pounds of illegal fireworks were seized in the East Bay, according to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.
In Dublin, authorities seized a few hundred pounds of illegal pyrotechnics that were not ‘safe and sane.’READ MORE: Bay Area Reopens: Memorial Stadium In Berkeley To Be At Full Capacity For Upcoming Cal Football Season
“Not a big seizure,” said Alameda Co. Sheriff’s Office a tweet. “But a reminder these are very dangerous and impact vulnerable people and animals. We will have extra patrols out the rest of the week to address firework issues.”READ MORE: California Reopens: Ferry Service Resumes To Oracle Park In Time For Giants / A's Bay Bridge Series
A few hundred pounds of fireworks seized by @DublinCAPolice with ACSO Bomb Squad. Not a big seizure but a reminder these are very dangerous and impact vulnerable people and animals. We will have extra patrols out the rest of the week to address firework issues. pic.twitter.com/YKb6onzf8M
— Alameda County Sheriff (@ACSOSheriffs) July 1, 2020MORE NEWS: Salinas DA Files Criminal, Civil Complaints Against Vehicle Towing Schemes
California-sanctioned ‘Safe and Sane Fireworks’ packages are legal in many parts of the state, including Dublin. They include an assortment of fireworks like sparklers and fountains, that stay on the ground and are not projectiles or explosives.