10/9/2011Maryland, Germany, Italy: Speed Cameras Swiped, Blasted, Spraypainted
Speed cameras attacked in Maryland, Germany and Italy.
A speed camera in Baltimore, Maryland was yanked out of the ground Tuesday at around 10:45pm. The automated ticketing machine located on North Point Boulevard was dragged on the law of Sparrows Point High School by a Dodge pickup truck. Two juveniles were arrested over the incident, but the driver of the truck got away, WBAL TV reported.
In Forli, Italy Saturday, vigilantes spraypainted the lens of a speed camera on the Via Firenze in Villa Rovere, according to Il Resto del Carlino
In Emmerich, Germany on Monday two men broke into a speed camera box and used the powder from firecrackers to blow up the inside of the camera. According to RP Online, two suspects were questioned and released.