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Man cleared in mistaken identity case

Bruce Wayne Scott has been cleared of any wrongdoing. Bruce Wayne Scott has been cleared of any wrongdoing.
ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

An Assumption Parish man has been cleared of all wrongdoing in a drug investigation by the sheriff's office.

Sheriff Mike Waguespack says an undercover narcotics agent mistakenly identified Bruce Wayne Scott as a suspect who sold drugs to the agent.

Scott was not arrested and is facing no charges.

Sheriff Waguespack said in a statement, "Bruce Wayne Scott has no criminal history and is a hard working individual who is very involved in his community. Our office is satisfied with the newly developed information which clears Mr. Scott with any wrongdoing. The Assumption Parish Sheriff has offered a sincere apology to him for this mistaken identity."

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