Law enforcement officers arrested Jesse Ray Hardy Jr. in Pitt County, North Carolina, and shipped him to Guilford County, where he faced charges including breaking and entering and resisting an officer. Hardy made two court appearances and spent a week in the Guilford County jail before anyone figured out they had the wrong Jesse Ray Hardy Jr. The man they wanted shares the same name and home town as the one they arrested, but he is 23 years younger.
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