Officers pulled over two cars after getting tips from civilians around 8:30 p.m. Thursday night.
FPD Night Watch hard at work. Thank you to the tipsters who helped officers seize 977lbs of illegal fireworks!!! pic.twitter.com/FbP1MFokJ6— FullertonPD PIO (@FPDPIO) July 1, 2016
The calls led them to a home in the 3500 block of West Avenue, where they found 977 pounds of illegal fireworks.
Three people were taken into custody for attempting to sell the items, Fullerton police said.