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Abilene police, fire issued firework citations over holiday weekend

By Elizabeth Weiss, Crime/Courts Reporter, eweiss@ktxs.com
Published On: Aug 06 2014 09:02:46 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 08 2014 07:35:14 AM CDT
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ABILENE, Texas -

Over the July 4th weekend, the Abilene fire and police departments issued a number of citations and made two DWI arrests.

Abilene firemen and police issued seven fireworks citations between July 3 and July 7. No citations were issued to juveniles, only adults.

According to Abilene authorities, selling or the discharge of fireworks within the Abilene city limits is illegal. It is a Class C misdemeanor and your fireworks are confiscated.

According to police, two DWI arrests were made on July 5.