Bar shut down at Mexico prison
Susana Seijas is a CBS News producer based in Mexico City.
MEXICO CITY, Mexico - It looked more like a frat house than the inside of a prison.
Federal and local authorities discovered the bar behind bars at a prison workshop at a minimum-security prison in the northern state of Chihauhua Monday.
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Among the items seized: 3 guns, pool tables, air conditioners, 200 beer cans, 12 bottles of tequila, 20 bottles of vodka, cell phones, marijuana and heroin.
Jorge Chaires, a spokesman for the Chihuahua state prosecutor's office said the deputy director of the prison was fired after police discovered the prison bar.
Three years ago, a similar police inspection of the same Chihuahua City prison coughed up dozens of flat-screen TVs, refrigerators, computers, cell phones, microwave ovens and other electrical goods.
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