Geneva's Family Pantry owner charged with selling illegal fireworks

Chiragkuman K. Chavda, 39, of the 1200 block of Oak Ridge Drive, Streamwood, was charged Thursday, Dec. 27, with unlawfully and knowingly offering fireworks for sale other than as authorized in the Fireworks Regulation Act of Illinois.

According to police reports, officers were first called to Longview Drive and Hill Avenue for a complaint of shots fired or fireworks.

Police spoke with some who were setting off firecrackers, who told officers they bought them at Family Pantry.

Chavada is owner and manager of Family Pantry, 1409 E. State St., in Geneva