No One Wanted to Claim Rocket Launcher

Jarrette Schule found a rocket launcher in his backyard in rural Comal County, Texas on Tuesday. Against all common sense, he took it in his house, then began calling authorities to report it. He called the FBI, the sheriff's department, and Homeland Security.

“Everyone was handing it off to everybody else,” Schule said.

He was surprised at the amount of work it took to get the military to pick up its lost missile launcher.

Schule initially was nervous when he found the weapon. But as the hours passed, he did what most guys would do — marvel at the mind-blowing awesomeness of finding a missile launcher. He posted photos on Facebook and called his buddies, saying: “Guess what I found?”

Schule called the military police at Fort Sam. But their jurisdiction doesn’t extend off the post. Schule’s information was passed along to an Army criminal investigator, who visited Schule on Wednesday morning — about 19 hours after he started making phone calls.

Three hours later, an Army ordinance disposal team retrieved the weapon. There is still no word on how it got to Schule's yard. -via Queuebot

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All he had to do was call the nearest airport and tell them he had a family-size tube of Crest and he was booking a flight.

TSA would have been on his ass in a heartbeat.
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Hahaha @ craigslist.

Took them 19 hours to pick it up but I bet you if he DID try to sell it on craigslist it would have taken them half that to try to arrest him for something.
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It's disposable. After the rocket has been fired, the only dangerous things you can do with it is beat somebody with it or scare bejeebus out of the ignorant.

But it makes a GREAT new story...
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