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November 22, 2006 - 9:21 am

Watch out if you a href=”″bought a potato gun last year/aimg src=”″ width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”" style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” / like I did for Christmas presents–you might get arrested in Canada (Hat Tip: a href=””Say Uncle/a). Apparently, a 43 year old man was shooting a potato gun off a balconya href=”″ and was arrested/a: br /br /blockquoteOfficers swarmed the area and they, too, heard a sound like a gun being /br /”We … find out it’s this 43-year-old man and this potato gun. It’s a diversion of police resources [and] it’s a concern when we believe that we’re hearing /br /”We haven’t found any damage or found anyone with injuries [but] the potential is obvious that someone could get hurt.”br /br /Getting hit by a potato would cause the same damage as a fast ball thrown by a major-league pitcher, said Sylven. Aiming a potato gun at someone can draw more serious charges than just firing it off a balcony, as this man is alleged to have done./blockquotebr /br /Okay, shooting those huge potato cannons off your balcony is just plain stupid. They could hurt someone. But, I still have a closet full of a href=”″these little potato guns/aimg src=”″ width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”" style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” / and was going to give out some more this year for gifts. Shush, don’t tell anyone.

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