National Guard Finds Pot-Firing Catapult
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.
Apparently they have to build the border fence higher. National Guard troops near the border with Mexico operate surveillance cameras. Those cameras recorded images of men on the Mexican side. They set up a catapult nine feet tall. They used it to fling drugs across the border. By the time police arrived, the smugglers were gone. But they left behind the catapult, which delivered marijuana by air to Arizona.
It's MORNING EDITION.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm, Inc., an NPR contractor, and produced using a proprietary transcription process developed with NPR. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.