Despite a few incidents, most neighbors say the environment got much better after the fireworks ban, not only including less noise, but a lot less smoke.
"It stops people from going to the store and just buying indiscriminately, just buying tons of stuff," said Ward.
It took a search warrant to get inside and agents were tight-lipped about who's in trouble and how much, but some say they're just glad it means the new year will be a quieter one.
"So, you know the laws are the laws and we just got to go with it. We're still going to have a good time," said Digmon.
One frustrating factor for HPD is that officers need to catch those shooting off fireworks in the act to arrest them.
Just about everyone KITV talked with said the homeowners are well-liked, and others said they didn't report anything because they loved the local show even knowing it was likely illegal.