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Deputy caught on camera smacking woman's buttocks resigns

A Wayne County deputy officially resigned after an incident caught on camera back in September. Source: Walmart A Wayne County deputy officially resigned after an incident caught on camera back in September. Source: Walmart
WAYNESBORO, MS (WDAM) -

A Wayne County deputy officially resigned after an incident with a Walmart store employee was caught on camera, according to Wayne County Sheriff Jody Ashley. 

Ashley said John Smith turned his resignation in Monday after being suspended from the department for nearly three weeks.  

Surveillance video released in September showed what appeared to be Smith hitting a Walmart store employee on the rear end with a DVD.

Smith was immediately suspended and the investigation was turned over to the Waynesboro Police Department, according to Ashley.  

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