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Three teenagers are said to have fired fireworks through the sunroof of a moving car on Meadowbrook Parkway

Three teenagers were charged with setting off fireworks through the sunroof of their moving car on Meadowbrook Parkway early Monday, Nassau police said.

An officer was driving behind the trio’s vehicle north on Park Street at the time and initiated a traffic stop near the M2 exit at 2:10 a.m.

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Three teenagers were charged with setting off fireworks through the sunroof of their moving car on Meadowbrook Parkway early Monday, Nassau police said.

An officer was driving behind the trio’s vehicle north on Park Street at the time and initiated a traffic stop near the M2 exit at 2:10 a.m.

The three defendants were: Frederick Taveras Hernandez, 19, of Hempstead; Justin Padilla, 18, of Hempstead; and Fernando Aristides, 19, of Uniondale. They are all charged with reckless endangerment and unlawful possession of fireworks. The driver, Hernandez, also received numerous traffic violations, according to police.

According to police, all three were released on summonses that were due to appear in First District Court in Hempstead on July 30.

In a statement on Monday, it said the use of explosives, including fireworks, is illegal and extremely dangerous. It added: “For the safety of all residents and visitors, Nassau County Police will continue its zero-tolerance approach to the possession and illegal use of fireworks.”

The police did not disclose what type of fireworks were fired through the sunroof.