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DOT Equipment Becomes Target Of Vandalism

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CHATHAM COUNTY — Vandals targeted construction equipmentbelonging to the Department of Transportation Saturday night causing about$80,000 in damage.

The equipment was parked along Christian Chapel Church Road whenpolice said someone bashed in windows, ripped out radios and even torchedsome of the equipment.

According to DOT workers, it is not unusual for their equipment tobe vandalized.

Taxpayers normally pick up the cost for repairs.

Officials have no word on suspects tonight.

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