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Two men with 2,800 lbs of fireworks arrested

June 3, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Two people were arrested and 2,800 pounds of illegal fireworks were seized during a raid in Cypress.The fireworks were discovered by Buena Park Police Wednesday inside a storage unit on the 4600 block of Lincoln Avenue.

Officers got a tip that fireworks were being sold out of the storage unit. They staged an undercover sting operation and they witnessed an alleged illegal fireworks sale.

Ryan Castaneda, 26, and Earnest Sudberry, 37, both of Buena Park, were arrested. Sudberry was booked in the Buena Park City Jail on suspicion of selling illegal fireworks. Castaneda was cited for purchasing the illegal fireworks and released.

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