27 June 2020
 
 

NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Acting Major Todd O. Stratton
Troop C Commander
 



PRESS RELEASE
 

Three people have been arrested after the discovery of illegal fireworks in their vehicle. 

On June 27, 2020, New York State Police arrested Leon P. Tryon, age 29 of Wolcott, NY and Garett R. Lavalley, age 25 of Wolcott, NY.  They were each charged with the misdemeanor of Unlawfully Dealing with Fireworks and Dangerous Fireworks.  A third person was charged with a violation level offense for Possessing a Firework or Dangerous Firework. 

At approximately 12:00 p.m., a trooper monitoring traffic on Interstate 81 in Kirkwood observed Tyron operating a vehicle and make a vehicle and traffic infraction.  A traffic stop was initiated and an investigation led to the discovery of $900 worth of illegal fireworks. 

All three men were arrested, processed and issued appearance tickets to the town of Kirkwood court on July 15, 2020. 

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