Rochester couple arrested over illegal fireworks

william and michelle murphy

EVANS, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Rochester couple was arrested on the Thruway in Evans when State Police say they found a large amount of fireworks inside their vehicle.

William and Michelle Murphy were stopped just after 9 p.m. last Friday for speeding and troopers say they could see the fireworks inside their vehicle. William, 45, and Michelle, 46, are both charged with unlawfully dealing with fireworks valued over $500.

Both are due back in Town of Evans Court on June 9.

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