M. Alex Johnson – Journalist at Large

An analog journalist in a digital world

Why I Love Local News: Smugglers catapult pot over border fence

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“Smugglers using a catapult to launch marijuana across the border were observed on a remote video surveillance system, and National Guard troops coordinated with Mexican authorities to disrupt the far-flung operation.”

(Actually, that’s a trebuchet, but you try to verbize “trebuchet.”)

Full story and video (KVOA-TV of Tucson, Ariz.)

Written by Alex

January 26, 2011 at 4:26 pm

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