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Want a ride to Mexico? Don't call 911 for help

FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: January 21, 2013 at 3:03 pm •  Published: January 21, 2013

A Florida man's string of phone calls to 911 requesting rides to Mexico and other places kept authorities busy this weekend.

Despite being told his phone calls were not emergencies and despite being told not to call back, Alvaro Francisco, 26, called 911 dispatchers a total of 10 times. When officers responded to Francisco's final phone call, they said he smelled of alcohol.

There's currently no word on if a taxi would have cost more than Francisco's bail.

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