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Nevada troopers seize nearly $5K worth of illegal fireworks

Nevada Highway Patrol has been true to its word about enforcing a Clark County ordinance aimed at curbing the use of illegal and dangerous fireworks.

On July 3, troopers patrolled state Route 160 in search of fireworks scofflaws and, according to an early morning news release, the Highway Patrol made 67 stops.

More than a dozen drivers were issued misdemeanor citations for possessing dangerous fireworks within Clark County, NHP spokesman Jason Buratczuk said. Troopers seized approximately $5,000 worth of fireworks, which were turned over to the Clark County Fire Department so they could safely destroyed.

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