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Illegal fireworks keep Eugene police busy on Fourth of July

Dispatchers received 114 calls.

Posted: Jul 5, 2018 10:17 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Eugene police were busy dealing with illegal fireworks this Independence Day, receiving more calls than in recent years.

Dispatchers received 114 calls, more than the Fourth of July last year and more than in 2016 as well. Officers responded to 53 of those complaints.

Officers seized ten pounds of illegal fireworks, but no one received a citation.

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