Trio faces charges after police find 1,000 pounds of fireworks

Some of the fireworks seized by Redwood City police. Photo courtesy of Redwood City police.

BY EMILY MIBACH
Daily Post Staff Writer

Three men are facing charges after they were found to be in possession of over 1,000 pounds of illegal fire works, Redwood City Police said.

More of the fireworks seized by Redwood City police. Photo courtesy of Redwood City police.

On Thursday (June 20), police were investigating a call to a home on the 3500 block of Hoover Street when they observed a cache of illegal fireworks.

Jesus Miguel Cuevas, 18, of Redwood City was arrested for felony probation violation, possession of dangerous fireworks over 100 pounds and sale of fireworks.

Francisco Alberto Garibay, 21, and Jesus Garibay, 22, both of South San Francisco were both cited for sale of dangerous fireworks.

According to police, the fireworks seized “represented a very real public safety hazard to the residents in the area.” All fireworks are illegal in Redwood City.

 

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