2020 will surely go down as one of the strangest years on record, but even for such a strange year the rise in illegal firework activity now seems strange. From New York to Greensboro, North Carolina, and across the nation to Los Angeles, illegal fireworks are causing problems for sleep-deprived residents and police responding to calls of shots being fired in different neighborhoods. The theories about why this illegal firework activity has arrived so quickly and spread across the nation.
There are many theories being posted online and throughout neighborhoods across the nation where each family has stories of the rise of the illegal firework issues moving through their city. The most popular theory regarding the firework issue is that there are millions of teens and young people around the U.S. who have become bored over the course of the prolonged COVID-19 lockdown. Reading the many news reports linked to the issue shows the different opinions and ideas that are coming out of most areas, including the idea young people are letting off steam.Read More »
If the young people letting off steam explanation has become the acceptable face of this news story across the nation, some others are looking at darker reasons for the noise. Some are questioning how the number of people with a firework to shoot in the dead of night is so high at the moment as some unconfirmed reports state deprived areas of the U.S. are seeing mysterious figures taking over illegal firework equipment and accessories to youths. Other unconfirmed reports have mentioned large pallets of illegal firework regalia being left unattended in deprived neighborhoods that are being used by young people throughout each night.
The question that must then be asked is why would the firework issue even be a major issue? One of the more bizarre theories is that the noise of a firework being set off regularly is being used to desensitize the people of the U.S> for the eventual release of the military onto the streets of the nation accompanied by the barrage of artillery.
Reports in Brooklyn and Greensboro, North Carolina reveal the problem has been highlighted by police complaints detailing the problem going on from dusk until dawn. No matter what the reasons are behind the rise in firecracker and noise complaints of the last few weeks, the issue appears to be very real and not going away anytime soon.