U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents and Mexican authorities have joined forces to intercept a catapult used by drug smugglers to hurl pot from Mexico into Arizona.
The catapult was pulled with a an SUV and was capable of hurling 4 pounds of marijuana at a time. Authorities seized the catapult, SUV, and drugs but could not apprehend the suspects.
The article includes video, obtained from a U.S. National Guard remote surveillance system, of the smugglers using the device.
In what is surely a coincidence that doesn't mean anything, the article includes a link to a history of catapults on the Midrealm website.