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11/16/2005
Switzerland: Man Tosses Speed Camera Off Cliff
Man attacks speed camera with pick axe, then tosses device off Alpine mountaintop.

La Punt Chamues-ch
A motorist driving through the Alpine village of La Punt Chamues-ch, Switzerland attacked a speed camera with a pick axe, knocking the device off its mounting pole. The man then drove the camera to the top of the mountain and tossed it over the side, rendering the camera into scrap metal.

Police spotted him in the act and charged him with destroying police property. He faces a US $22,000.

Source: Driver threw speed camera off cliff (Ananova, 11/16/2005)

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