8/12/2012New Jersey, France: Speed Cameras Shot, Sprayed, Scorched
Automated ticketing machines in New Jersey and France are disabled and destroyed.
A pair of red light cameras were riddled with bullets in Newark, New Jersey on Friday. The automated ticketing machines at the intersection of Broad Street and Murray Street along with the camera at Broad Street and Raymond Boulevard were shot -- the Broad Street camera was left with three bullet holes, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.
In Garlan, France vigilantes spraypainted the speed camera on the RD786 near Lanmeur on Tuesday morning. The device was covered in colorful shades of yellow and pink, Ouest-France reported. On the same day in Pierrefonds, a speed camera was set on fire. The rear of the camera was severely damaged, according to Linfo.re.