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9/4/2011 France, Germany: Speed Cameras Blown Up, Painted, Swiped

Posted By admin On September 6, 2011 @ 3:33 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

The Newspaper [1]
Sept 6, 2011

Explosives destroy French speed camera. German traffic cameras painted orange and swiped.

Vigilantes used explosives to blow up a speed camera in Auvergne, France on Monday. The automated ticketing machine on the D907 in the town of Bost had been one of the most productive in issuing tickets since it was installed in February 2009, La Montagne [2] reported.

In Dortmund, vigilantes painted an entire traffic camera orange last weekend. With its lenses covered, the device located on Mallinckrodt Street is unable to issue tickets, according to Der Westen [3].

On Friday, vigilantes swiped a speed camera from the B517 in Kirchhundem, according to Olpe district police. The camera was sawed off at its base and the entire system removed. The same thing happened in nearby Attendorn in November 2008. Police have no idea who might be responsible.


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[1] The Newspaper: http://thenewspaper.com/news/35/3576.asp

[2] La Montagne: http://www.lamontagne.fr/editions_locales/vichy/a_bost_le_radar_succombe_a_une_explosion@CARGNjFdJSsAFhsFARw-.html

[3] Der Westen: http://www.derwesten.de/staedte/dortmund/blaulicht/Starenkasten-strahlt-in-kraeftigem-Orange-id5010947.html

[4] Judge orders Elmwood Place speed cameras confiscated: http://www.prisonplanet.com/judge-orders-elmwood-place-speed-cameras-confiscated.html

[5] Proof speed cameras exist to rake in money as receipts finally fall: http://www.prisonplanet.com/proof-speed-cameras-exist-to-rake-in-money-as-receipts-finally-fall.html

[6] Arizona to shut off highway speed cameras: http://www.prisonplanet.com/arizona-to-shut-off-highway-speed-cameras.html

[7] No escape from the new generation of speed cameras that follow you for 30 miles: http://www.prisonplanet.com/no-escape-from-the-new-generation-of-speed-cameras-that-follow-you-for-30-miles.html

[8] High-tech speed cameras which use satellites to track motorists on secret trial in Britain: http://www.prisonplanet.com/high-tech-speed-cameras-which-use-satellites-to-track-motorists-on-secret-trial-in-britain.html

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