It seems like we're always hearing about new ways in which people are trying to smuggle things into the US from Mexico – including simply driving over the wall. Case in point? Mexican police have found yet another way criminals are attempting to get drugs over the border. Mexicali police have seized what looks to be either a Mitsubishi Mighty Max or Dodge Ram 50 pickup, equipped with what is essentially an oversized spud gun in the bed used to shoot marijuana over the border.

Constructed from a metal tank and a large plastic pipe, The Guardian reports that this drug cannon actually uses a car engine to build up enough air pressure to launch up to 13 kilos of marijuana at a time. Mexicali police were alerted to this truck when their US counterparts found drug packages on this side of the border. As of yet, there is no word as to how the vehicle was caught and whether any arrests resulted.


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      Yoadrian Balboa
      • 1 Year Ago
      DECRIMINALIZE LEGALIZE AND DISMANTLE THE DEA. THEN APPLY ALL OF THE TENS OF WASTED BILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO EDUCATION AND THAT ALONE WILL VIRTUALLY ELIMINATE MOST OF THE PROBLEM.
      SinaloaKing
      • 1 Year Ago
      All the opinions and comments being made here by you gringos are hilarious. No really, your country's high demand and starvation/appetite for drugs makes our people brainstorm with such ideas. From the tie and suit CEO's down to the poor bums by the highways drugs are being requested and the necessity gets higher and higher . Don't be mad at the Mexican LOL
        WIlliam F Absher
        • 1 Year Ago
        @SinaloaKing
        I agree, it is not the Mexicans, it's the Americans.... We want the stuff, just legalize everything, make it available at Liquer stores or pharmacys and tax it, we're going to get it anyway, law or no law... The War on Drugs is so stupid, we spend 40K a year on inmates and 8K a year on educating a child, time to change our thinking - Huh???? Legalize it and get rid of Prisons for Profit....
        BriiGiitte Madrid
        • 1 Year Ago
        @SinaloaKing
        You have said nothing less from the truth my friend, In all reality this gun truck probably belongs to low level traffickers from a much weaker cartel trying to stay afloat. Let the people not forget Operation Fast and Furious those guys didn't have to break a sweat they were giving guns and the red carpet to smuggle tons of goodies across our very own border.
        Destroyer1376
        • 1 Year Ago
        @SinaloaKing
        And no one in mexico does drugs, do they.
      graphikzking
      • 1 Year Ago
      We made potato guns growing up and they were awesome. This thing is like a watermelon gun! Even better! Why don't they put their skills and engineering to the test and do the pumpkin chunkin competition instead? Seems like a lot more fun than being arrested trying to make a few $$
        misterbertram
        • 1 Year Ago
        @graphikzking
        13 kilos of some probable cartel grade reefer would make ya a whoooole helluva lot more than just a few $$, more like $$$$$$$!!! $$$$$$$ > chuckin pumkins.
      picacha
      • 1 Year Ago
      Genius at work!!
      braigno2
      • 1 Year Ago
      great to smuggle tiny Mexicans across the border.
        picacha
        • 1 Year Ago
        @braigno2
        LOL, very funny!!! Maybe they can shoot up speedy gonzalez back here
      tomcatt702
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'm pissed! All I got was a lousy t-shirt.
      larry lavender
      • 1 Year Ago
      hey i was vacationing down around the border,and got hit with a flying bale of cocaine
      spiritus2b
      • 1 Year Ago
      That's just hilarious. I was just at a baby shower and my nephew had one of those "potato cannon's .That must be where they got the idea. I was also thinking someday they won't need to smuggle at all. The new 3D printers that can make fully operational machine guns are already here. If and when they get the "printer cartridge" that will synthesize common chemicals and molecules it will be game over for the good guys..lol
      Lab Rat
      • 1 Year Ago
      Colorado and California weed is so much better. Who buys that barely smokeable *hemp* from mexico? That s**t doesn't even get you high!
      avcaman
      • 1 Year Ago
      That is a good idea, put the mexicans that come over the border ilegelily into the us, in a cannon and shoot them back into mexico and take the mairawhata and send it thru a lab, if it is good sell it here in the us and use the money to pay more people to guard the border. everything gets better pardin my english I am grually converting over to spanish hodios amimgos
      rgrmm
      • 1 Year Ago
      I "cannot believe" how illiterate the posters of hate comments here are...
        • 1 Year Ago
        @rgrmm
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      Greg R.
      • 1 Year Ago
      A major victory in the war on drugs, a mexican potato gun. Just legalize the stuff and tax it like booze and cigarettes. The war on drugs costs too much money and it doesn't seem like it's keeping anyone from getting all the drugs they want. Just like the prohibition of alcohol, all we are doing is overcrowding our prisons and making criminals rich.
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