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by Randy Cassingham

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Perspective is in the Eyes of the Beer Holder
A sheriff’s deputy on Hilton Head Island, S.C., stopped Alberto Aurelio Trujillo, 36, because the man was “attempting to ride a bicycle while drinking a Budweiser beer from a bottle,” the deputy says. Trujillo allegedly told Deputy Eric Ricker that he was “extremely drunk but had no problems.” Ricker asked Trujillo to pour out his beer, but Trujillo had other ideas: he started to empty his pockets instead. One of the things he pulled out: a plastic bag of a “leafy substance thought to be marijuana.” Trujillo looked at the bag and told the deputy, “Oops, I am very drunk” but still had “no problems.” (Island Packet) ...Well, not until right then, anyway.
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