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Tremayne Nez (center) speaks to the press June 28 at Flagstaff Superior Courthouse in Flagstaff regarding his arrest in a drug sting by law enforcement. Nez was incorrectly identified during the arrest and spent 30 hours in jail. (Katherine Locke/NHO)

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The settlement finalized Jan. 11 came nearly seven months after Tremayne Nez, who is Navajo, filed a federal lawsuit accusing Flagstaff police of ignoring evidence that showed he wasn’t a drug dealer.

By By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press January 13, 2021
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A Flagstaff man who was wrongfully arrested on suspicion of selling LSD has offered to settle the matter with the city for $350,000.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press January 7, 2020