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Puddle of Mudd lead singer accused of vandalizing his foreclosed home

Puddle of Mudd lead singer accused of vandalizing his foreclosed home

Rock stars are known for trashing hotel rooms, but in the case of Puddle of Mudd frontman Wesley Scantlin, it was his former Hollywood Hills West home that bore the musician's rage, according to Los Angeles County prosecutors.

Scantlin, 43, is charged with felony vandalism and misdemeanor trespassing after authorities say he broke into a foreclosed property he used to live in and trashed the place last month.

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FOR THE RECORD

11:18 a.m.: An earlier version of this article listed the band's name as Puddle of Mud. Its name is Puddle of Mudd.

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Prosecutors say Scantlin hired a locksmith to gain...

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