WPD Investigates Individuals Throwing Fireworks at Others

by | Jun 23, 2020 | Crime, Headlines, News

WORCESTER – A report of individuals throwing fireworks at pedestrians near Duffy Park prompted Worcester Police to deploy to the area around 10:15 AM on Tuesday, June 22.

Reports indicated fireworks being thrown from a Mercedes-Benz.

Officers did not locate the vehicle, but returned around 1 PM after another caller reported the same activity. There they observed a Subaru on Kinnicutt Ave operating erratically.

The owner of the vehicle was a passenger and surrendered a bag of fireworks to the officers.

Officers issued him a summons to appear in court for Possession of Fireworks.

The driver of the vehicle, Sawyer Canavan, 19, Worcester, was arrested for Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle. They will both be arraigned in court.


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