In a brazen attempt reminiscent of a medieval siege, Mexican smugglers tried to use a hefty catapult to hurl drugs north over the U.S. Border, authorities said..
The Mexican military seized 45 pounds of marijuana, a sports utility vehicle and a metal-framed catapult just south of the Arizona border near the small town of Naco last Friday, following a tip-off from the U.S. Border Patrol.
So what do you call it? A Potapult? a Weedbuchet? A Cannarbalest? (Feel free to chime in in Comments).
Here’s a modern trebuchet built in 2009 in Idaho. (Not used for illegal purposes).