Weird News Video #13 — Uncivil Protest

Episode #13: “Uncivil Protest”, from True’s 31 August 2008 issue.

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Uncivil Protest

After the folks who empty the coins from parking meters in Napier, New Zealand, complained they kept finding a particular meter full of urine, police installed a hidden camera in the garage to catch the culprit. Sure enough, the camera caught a man stepping up to the meter on the second storey of the garage, looking around, then unzipping his fly and aiming into the coin slot. Once the security video was released, Sarron John Desmond Marot, 18, pleaded guilty to one count of damaging city property. “It was unintentional,” Marot claimed, saying he was drunk and “was not aware of what I was doing.” He was fined NZ$200 (US$140). “He’s just being disgusting,” said a city spokesman before Marot was caught. “It’s obviously a male without prostate issues.” (Wellington Dominion Post) …Spoken like a jealous man.

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