Thursday, July 5, 2007

Cracking the Firecracker Ring

Recently the big news on Long Island was that police had uncovered an illegal fireworks ring operating from a restaurant. Seems that one could go in and choose the fireworks from a menu and that the supplier, who operated out of his house, would bring them over to you.

After a long and expensive investigation, police broke the incredibly dangerous ring of firecracker vendors and put a stop to the illegal trafficking in fireworks.

Violent crime, drugs, prostitution, gang membership, and organized crime continues to be a consistent problem in the New York City area.

Glad to know we have our priorities straight...

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