State cracks down on highway Vandals - WNEM TV 5

State cracks down on highway Vandals

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LANSING, MI (WNEM) -

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation increasing penalties for the intentional destruction or removal of traffic control devices.

The bill was introduced by State Rep. Fred Durhal (D-Detroit.) It calls for penalties of up to 93 days in jail and a $500 fine for vandalizing or removing a light post , sign or other traffic control device from a road or highway.

Three time offenders could spend a year in prison. It passed the State Senate unanimously in April.

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