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Drunken man called 911 to ask about his tax return

Feb. 11, 2014 at 3:12 PM   |   Comments

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- A Florida man who drunkenly called 911 to ask about his tax return pleaded no contest and was sentenced to two days in jail.

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said James Mahoney, 51, of St. Petersburg, was intoxicated Sunday night and admitted to the 911 dispatcher he was "messed up," the Tampa Bay (Fla.) Times reported Tuesday.

Deputies arrived at Mahoney's location and found him still on the phone with the dispatcher. They asked him why he called 911 and he responded that he wanted to check on his tax return, deputies wrote in the arrest report.

Mahoney was arrested on a charge of making a false 911 call. He pleaded no contest to the misdemeanor count Monday morning and was sentenced to two days in jail and a $450 fine.

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