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Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2012 10:22 am

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say a man has been charged with assault for using a slingshot to fire glass marbles at a speed camera van.

Authorities say Bruce Lawrence May of Ellicott City was arrested Tuesday. The 50-year-old Lawrence was also charged with destruction of property and reckless endangerment. He was released on $3,000 bond.

Howard County police say that at about 5 p.m. Tuesday, the van was near Manor Woods Elementary School when the operator heard something hit the side of the vehicle. The operator saw a minivan pass and saw the driver with a slingshot fire another projectile at the speed camera van.

Police say that May had received two speed camera violations recently.

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  • My2sence posted at 8:25 am on Mon, Jul 2, 2012.

    My2sence Posts: 317

    We should dispatch CdA's violent crimes task force over there to...um lets see, oh ya...MARYLAND, to get the job done.
    Nothing exciting goin on over here so we have to hear about a slingshot sniper in Friggin MARYLAND
    slow couple of weeks huh boys?

     
  • yarply posted at 3:42 pm on Thu, Jun 28, 2012.

    yarply Posts: 485

    What are they going to do if people start running them off the road.

     
  • the floorist posted at 10:41 am on Thu, Jun 28, 2012.

    the floorist Posts: 331

    Tootles never could readjust to modern society after all those fun adventures with Peter Pan...

     
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