Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Somerville MA Police Pedestrian Sting

[From article]
In a video uploaded to YouTube, a bystander records footage of a man walking back and forth across an intersection in Somerville, Massachusetts.
Massachusetts law states that 'the driver of a vehicle shall yield right of way... to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within a crosswalk.'


Police department accused of trapping motorists with a fake pedestrian filmed crossing road three times in 90 seconds to catch drivers who fail to stop
A Massachusetts police department has been accused of using a trap to raise revenue
An alleged fake pedestrian was filmed crossing back and forth over a crosswalk
If a driver failed to stop, a police car emerged from around the corner to pull them over
PUBLISHED: 08:42 EST, 6 July 2014 | UPDATED: 10:58 EST, 6 July 2014

Published on Jul 3, 2014

The Somerville Police Department has devised an ingenious method for catching dangerous criminals.

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