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Commercial-grade fireworks stolen out of St. Tammany Parish

ST. TAMMANY PARISH, LA (WVUE) -

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Department is searching for 19 cases of commercial-grade fireworks that were stolen from a truck in Slidell.

According to police, the explosives were taken sometime between Dec. 23 and Dec. 29. They were locked inside a box truck that was parked inside gated property in the 36000 block of Brownsvillage Road.

The fireworks were intended to be used for a New Year's Eve show in Bossier City. An official with Pyrotechnica, the company that owned the fireworks, warns that the explosives are not intended for personal use and they pose a serious danger to whomever has them. Improper use could result in a large explosion and death.

If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call 911.

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