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Flagstaff Man Sues Police Department Over Wrongful Arrest

A Flagstaff, Arizona, man who was wrongfully arrested on suspicion of selling LSD has sued the city.

Tremayne Nez says police ignored evidence that showed he wasn't a drug dealer. Police have said his arrest a year ago was a case of mistaken identity and apologized. Nez spent more than 30 hours in jail as part of a multi-agency drug operation. The lawsuit filed this week in U.S. District Court seeks $350,000 in compensatory damages and other amounts to be determined at trial.  A police spokesman declined comment. A city spokeswoman did not immediately provide a response to questions by the Associated Press.