Police officers in Santa Fe, N.M. recently started using unmanned speed-enforcement vehicles to ticket heavy-footed motorists. It hasn't exactly been a popular endeavor.

One disgruntled man took his dissatisfaction to another level in the wee hours of Wednesday, April 11, firing at least five rounds from a handgun at the vehicle, which sustained minor damage.

Video cameras inside the police SUV captured the incident. Upon examination, the tape showed an elderly gentleman with a flowing mane of white hair, wearing what appears to be a nightgown of some sort, approach the vehicle.

As he fires his weapon from approximately 10 feet away, he mutters something inaudible, then gets back into his own vehicle, believed to be an Audi SUV or wagon. Police say only 3 of his 5 shots hit the vehicle.

The victim vehicle, the Santa Fe New Mexican reports, had been left overnight on Bishops Lodge Road, north of downtown, and is out of commission while being repaired.

Many critics have complained about "Big Brother" recording their whereabouts as well as inaccurate tickets with high fees. Police are hoping release of the video results in the assailant's arrest. He'll be on the hook for something more serious than a speeding ticket.



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      • 3 Years Ago
      he should of used a 12 gauge and 00 buck,lol
      Koz
      • 3 Years Ago
      I don't know him and if I did; the only thing I would do is buy him a beer.
      Ken Kellogg
      • 3 Years Ago
      http://sp2.fotolog.com/photo/50/51/73/gooo_away/1256599099919_f.jpg
      wallymundo
      • 3 Years Ago
      Did the Police learn anything here? NO!!! Fleecing "We the People" in the name of safety is bogus, its about revenue!!! Government by the Government for the Government thru the CRIMINALIZATION of "We the People" Lawmakers Job Security from the White House to the Camera Cops, its all about MONEY!!!!
      • 3 Years Ago
      I bet a shotgun would work better.
      dorothytoto1956
      • 3 Years Ago
      Every time I see cars pulled over (and they usually are people who are not that well to do--just look at the cars and the people driving them), I ask my daughters and granddaughters if they feel any safer. I also tell them "Your tax dollars hard at work".
      • 3 Years Ago
      And they are really expecting someone to turn him in??? Haha Yea right we just want to congratulate him!
      corgi44
      • 3 Years Ago
      Sorry. Watching the video, I just had to laugh. That old man was cute in his night gown. I am sure he was MAD and just couldn't take it any more. I don't know what this world is coming to, but I fear we have too many cameras and computers. Our every move is being put into computers to analyze. Every human move is being put into data. Recordings prove our imperfections. Data knows the odds of imperfection. Punishments are based on odds of imperfections. Imperfect humans are doomed. I'm doomed.......
      • 3 Years Ago
      Yea for Grandpa. He's got gonads
      GUY TENNANT
      • 3 Years Ago
      REAL CROOKS WEAR SUITS,,,YOU ARE A DUMBASS IF YOU THINK THIS IS COOL,THERE COULD HAVE BEEN SOMEONE IN THERE...YOUR BRO OR SIS,,HOW FUNNY THEN,,
      rcapitalsim
      • 3 Years Ago
      it would be easier to sneek up on it with your face covered and burn the car to the ground........
      Andy
      • 3 Years Ago
      I don't like speed traps or traffic "scameras" either, but it doesn't make what this guy did right.
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