YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The number of complaints of illegal firework activity have gone up in Yonkers, and police are cracking down.
Yonkers Police say they received an anonymous complaint about someone storing and selling illegal fireworks.READ MORE: CNN's Chris Cuomo Fired Over Involvement In Brother Andrew Cuomo's Response To Sexual Harassment Scandal
When officers went to the apartment Monday, they saw empty fireworks boxes in the trash.READ MORE: Purple & Black Bunting Hung At Bronx Fire Station To Honor Late Probationary Firefighter Vincent Malveaux
Police seized over $3,000 worth of fireworks from the apartment. The 31-year-old resident was detained.
Later Monday, officers conducted a traffic stop and found illegal fireworks worth several hundred dollars in the vehicle.MORE NEWS: 1 Killed In Paterson House Fire
The driver was issued a summons.