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Traffic cameras rendered useless by Oahu criminals

Fiber-optic cables contain no copper, but city officials suspect copper thieves

By Marcel Honoré

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 27, 2013

~~<p>For the second time in two months, vandals have knocked out dozens of traffic cameras across Oahu by ripping out the fiber-optic cables that support them under the H-1 freeway.</p>
<p>The vandalism, at a site near Middle Street, disabled feeds from more than 30 traffic cameras, including 18 in Kaneohe and at least 16 in Pearl City. Among those knocked out in Pearl City are several that normally show traffic conditions on H-1.</p>
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For the second time in two months, vandals have knocked out dozens of traffic cameras across Oahu by ripping out the fiber-optic cables that support them under the H-1 freeway.

The vandalism, at a site near Middle Street, disabled feeds from more than 30 traffic cameras, including 18 in Kaneohe and at least 16 in Pearl City. Among those knocked out in Pearl City are several that normally show traffic conditions on H-1. Login for more...



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