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New Port Richey Mayor Scott McPherson, campaigning at the polls.
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New Port Richey mayor's wife charged with slapping him
According to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, New Port Richey Mayor Scott McPherson's wife slapped him in the face early Monday morning after the "visibly impaired" couple argued loudly on the patio of a Trinity bar and gril.
McPherson disputes the claim, calling the deputy's report "pure fiction." After the incident, McPherson called 911 to report that a Pasco County deputy had "sexually assaulted" his wife.

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[New Port Richey Police Department] [Pasco Country Sheriff's Office]

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