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Four arrested, one tased in fireworks-related crimes

WAUSAU (WAOW) -- Holiday fireworks sparked a series of incidents kept area police busy.

Wausau police responded to about forty fireworks-related calls since July 1st. Authorities said they were called to a single house numerous times, which may have increased the number of complaints. They received seven calls to one home and the last time police checked out that spot, they ended up taking four people into custody. That was around 3 AM Tuesday morning, where one man fired a roman candle at an officer. The officer was not hurt, but the men could face charges.

In Mosinee, police said a man ran from an officer, then got into a confrontation about fireworks, which ended with him getting tased. That man may also face charges for disorderly conduct and resisting an officer.

Online Reporter: Anna Carrera

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