WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Two men were arrested in West Haven Tuesday for the illegal possession of fireworks, police said.
West Haven Police began an investigation and conducted surveillance in the area of 93 Martin St., during the evening hours Tuesday.
Around 10:30 p.m., police said a transaction taking place and intervened.
Police arrested 28-year-old Luigio Zaccariello, of 93/95 Martin St., West Haven, and 43-year-old Robert Crisco, of 113 Lloyd St., New Haven.
Police said Crisco is a New Haven fireman.
According to police, a large amount of display fireworks, consumer fireworks, and $1,999 in cash was seized.
While investigating, police developed information which led them to 197 Hunter's Trail in Madison.
Upon arrival to the address, police discovered a large amount of display fireworks and consumer fireworks. Matthew Hagan, 54, was taken into custody.
Zaccariello and Crisco were both charged with multiple felony and misdemeanor explosives and fireworks charges.
Zaccariello was also charged with two counts of risk of injury to a minor and one count of first-degree reckless endangerment.
All explosives and fireworks were seized.