The Great Streetlamp Robbery

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Saturday, May 05, 2018, 10:08 (261 days ago) @ Ernesto

For a while now I have noticed all the Solar street lights as you drive in to Zihua .
at 1st every light pole had a solar panel and a Battery box ( I Think they are for batteries ) Now quite a few are missing the boxes and the rest have the boxes hanging open and empty , Must Be a valuable item inside ! Any one else notice this ?

Yes, apparently some of our less-than-wonderful neighbors are ripping off the batteries for the solar lamps.

Of course, the government spent twice what they cost to install them and I called them out on it, and the average idiot crook wouldn't have any idea what they are or what they contain, so my first suspicion would be someone connected to their installation in the first place.

Similar thing happened on la Carretera Escénica La Majahua a few years back. Within a week of installing streetlamps from one end to the other, with the usual pomp & circumstance including their elevated cost published in the newspaper, they all disappeared! Again, smells like an inside job.

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