Photo: Christopher Hamby
MERCED – Last Wednesday the MPD noticed an advertisement on Craigslist concerning illegal fireworks. DART (disruptive Area Response Team) officers responded to the ad.
Officers met 22-year-old Christopher Hamby at a hardware store parking lot. There they arrested the Turlock resident. His charges include the advertising, possession and selling of illegal fireworks.
If you’d like to contribute any additional information to this case, contact Sgt. Solis at (209) 385-4703. You can also call the MPD Tipster Line at (209) 385-4725.
In addition, you can text anonymous tips to “TIP411” (847411) and including the word “Comvip” as the “keyword” in the text message.
Please be safe and remember the fire danger, and physical danger, that illegal fireworks often cause.