RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Illegal Fireworks|
|Station Area:||Moreno Valley|
|Written Date:||June 10, 2020||Time:||1:00 PM|
|Incident Location:||City of Moreno Valley|
|Reporting Officer:||Lieutenant Chris Durham|
The Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station, in cooperation with the City of Moreno Valley and Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire, want to remind residents ALL fireworks are illegal in Moreno Valley. This includes “Safe and Sane” fireworks such as sparklers.
Penalties for selling, possessing, or igniting fireworks include fines, and is some cases arrest for misdemeanor and felony offenses.
Each year we respond to injuries, accidental fires, and noise complaints from illegal fireworks. Be a good neighbor. Consider pets, people with disabilities who are freighted by loud noises, and our military veterans who may suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD. Do not include fireworks in your celebrations!
To report illegal fireworks please notify our dispatch center at 951-247-8700 and be prepared to give a location and identifying information of those involved.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is seeking applicants for Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Correctional Deputy, Sheriff’s 911 Communications Officer, and other employment opportunities such as clerical and support positions. If you are interested in a career with us, please visit our recruiting page or call 1-888-Join-RSD