They found multiple photos of people dressed in costumes in front of the cameras.
Police posted on Facebook:
We would like to sincerely thank the persons responsible as it made our day when we pulled up what we expected to be hundreds of pictures of coyotes, foxes and raccoons. Thank you to the citizens who noticed the cameras. Your effort and sense of humor are greatly appreciated.
"Even if they weren't looking to make us laugh, they were looking to make somebody laugh and that’s why we wanted to put it out there and I think we succeeded," said Krout.
See more of the photos in the Gardner Police Department’s Facebook post below.