Peru Police mean it when they say, “No shooting off illegal fireworks.” After receiving complaints Saturday evening , arrests were made. Those finding out the hard way include: 23-year old Tyler Johnson of La Salle, 31-year old Adam Gerrard of Peru and a 17-year old male from Peru. All were charged with disorderly conduct and given notices to appear.
Officers report that besides these arrests, many are not using illegal fireworks this holiday.
Some prohibited fireworks in Illinois include hand held fireworks, bottle rockets, any sized firecrackers, sky rockets, Roman candles, chasers and buzz bombs. Certain novelty fireworks are unregulated.