Authorities in Oak Hill in Florida say someone is dumping nails along U.S. 1, and they’re doing it on purpose. (Kelly Joyce/Fox 35 Orlando)

An unknown Florida Man™ is scattering roofing nails on part of US 1 through Oak Hill, leading to flattened tires and clean-up costs:

The nails have been responsible for flattening a number of tires, include one belonging to the wife of Oak Hill Mayor Doug Gibson, Fox 25 Orlando reported Thursday.

“The issue to me is safety,” Gibson said. U.S. 1 runs through Oak Hill for about two miles.

Gibson ordered the purchase of three magnetic rollers to scoop up the nails. So far hundreds have been collected.

Oak Hill Mayor Doug Gibson collects nails using a magnetic roller the city just purchased to deal with the problem. (Kelly Joyce/Fox 35 Orlando)

I mean, I get that living in a town of two thousand or so (and the “hill” is barely 13 feet ASL) is boring, but this seems like a poor choice of entertainment.