Drug Catapult Seized at Mexican Border
Border fence pot-flingers foiled
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Jan 27, 2011 1:24 AM CST
Updated Jan 27, 2011 7:04 AM CST
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(Newser) – Mexican drug smugglers trying to get marijuana across the border have resorted to medieval methods. A pot-flinging catapult was seized after National Guardsmen in Arizona spotted it being used other side of the border and alerted Mexican authorities, AP reports. The smugglers got away but left behind their vehicle, 35 pounds of marijuana, and the device, which was capable of launching around 5 pounds of pot at a time. Click for more.

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jonnymop
Jan 28, 2011 2:53 AM CST
They threw there shit over the fence. Lets pay for a silent spy plane that hovers at 10 thousand feet. to see people throwing shit over a fence.
iReader
Jan 27, 2011 11:23 PM CST
meh, who needs some shitty Mexican shwag anyways
T.A.R.D.I.S
Jan 27, 2011 7:50 PM CST
Stolen tech. from those punkin chunkers