Police bust man with hundreds of fireworks outside Long Island home

Posted at 9:17 AM, Jul 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-05 10:37:10-04
Police seized hundreds of illegal fireworks from a home in Oceanside Saturday.

Police seized hundreds of illegal fireworks from Joseph Tullo’s home in Oceanside Saturday.

OCEANSIDE, N.Y. — A man was arrested after he was found with hundreds of illegal fireworks outside his home in Oceanside on Saturday.

Around 7 p.m. Saturday,  police found a vast array of professional-grade explosives outside the home of Joseph Tullo, 29, after receiving numerous complaints of fireworks from neighbors.

Police say they found him wiring mortar tube racks on the street outside the home on West Henrietta Avenue.

They seized more than 500 Mortar tubes and other assorted fireworks, and Tullo was charged with storage of explosives.