Imagine being accused of and charged with a crime you didn't commit. After spending 105 days in jail, one North Carolina man who was wrongly convicted of serious criminal charges is speaking out. His life turned upside down, the 50-year-old man lost his house, job and good name when he was arrested and charged with sex crimes including rape and child pornography.
A North Carolina man recently endured an expensive and time-consuming ordeal involving mistaken identity and drug charges. The 22-year-old man was unaware that he was listed as a most-wanted man in the city of Statesville. Shocked when he saw his photo on a wanted poster, he turned himself in to police in an attempt to avoid more public embarrassment. However, as a result of the false drug charges, the man was still suspended from his job.