Mistaken Identity

DEA To Release Man Mistaken For Drug Dealer, Jailed For 2 WeeksAuthorities are releasing a Downey man they admit to accidentally jailing for two weeks when they mistook him for a drug dealer.
Exclusive: Authorities Investigating Man's 2nd Arrest In Case Of Mistaken IdentityAuthorities say they're now investigating whether they mistakenly took a Downey man into custody in a case of mistaken identity.
Wife Says Husband Held In LA County Jail On Mistaken Identity For 2nd Time In 6 YearsA man's family claims he has twice been locked up in Los Angeles County Jail as a result of mistaken identity.
WeHo Residents Remember Innocent Man Killed By Deputies, Demand AnswersJohn Winkler was fatally shot by deputies responding to a hostage situation at an apartment complex.
Mother Of Teen Killed In Apparent Case Of Mistaken Identity Pleads For End To Gang ViolenceThe mother of a teen shot in an alleged case of mistaken identity is pleading for an end to gang violence.
Was Beloved Great-Grandfather's Murder A Case Of Mistaken Identity?The family of a 57-year-old man slain in front of his home believes his murder was the case of mistaken identity.
Sheriff's Deputies Given Cameras To Take Photos Of Arrestees With No IdentificationCameras will be the newest weapon in the arsenal of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies in an effort to reduce the number of innocent people being mistaken for wanted criminals.
Baca To Create New Task Force To Minimize Mistaken LockupsIn remarks published Wednesday, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said he plans to create a task force to minimize the wrongful incarceration in county jails of those whose identity has been mistaken.
Report: Hundreds Wrongly Imprisoned In LA CountyAn investigation by the Los Angeles Times reveals that in recent years, cases of mistaken identity and other errors have resulted in hundreds of people being wrongly detained in Los Angeles County jails.