Police: Man stole fireworks from closed tent

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Tyler Ryan, 19 Tyler Ryan, 19

MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) – A man is charged with stealing fireworks from a business.  

Police say 19-year-old Tyler Ryan went into a closed fireworks tent on July 4 and stole between $1,000 and $2,000 of fireworks. They say the tent was in the 3800 block of Marshall Avenue.

Ryan, who is from Oreana, faces us burglary charge. Officers arrested him just before 1 p.m. Thursday.

He is now in the Coles County Jail.

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