CBP officers find drunk man in shipment of chili peppers

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CBP officers find drunk man in shipment of chili peppers

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Columbus, New Mexico (13 On Your Side) – Customs and Border Protection officers make an unusual discovery in a commercial shipment.

Officers say CBP agriculture specialists were examining a shipment of red chili peppers at the port of entry when they found a man lying face down in it.

The port director says there was a bottle of tequila next to the man, who looked highly intoxicated.

CBP officials say the man is from Mexico, and jumped into the shipment of red chili peppers hoping to catch a ride to Chicago.

Officers say the man will be deported back to Mexico.

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