Drunk Man Mistakes $20 Bill for Cell Phone

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IOWA CITY — Cell phones are getting smaller, but not small enough to be mistaken for a $20 bill.

According to The Huffington Post, police found Deaaron Hearn, 22, passed out on a bench early Saturday morning.

Police say he smelled strongly of alcohol.

The officers gave him a chance to call a friend to pick him up. That’s when Hearn put a $20 bill to his ear and tried to talk into it.

Police gave the man a breathalyzer test and took him into custody.

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