You've probably watched this scene play out on television: A cop approaches a man in public and arrests him. The man, now in handcuffs, says "You've got the wrong guy!" as he is taken off to jail in a squad car. Most of the time, the man who claims he wasn't the guy actually is the guy, and he serves time in jail for his crimes, but what happens when he isn't the guy?
According to CNN, an innocent person is arrested for a crime they didn't commit at least once per day nationwide. It happened recently to a man at Baltimore-Washington International Airport, and he is still claiming personal trouble from it today. Being released from custody after an arrest can be a lengthy process, and understanding your rights in this situation can be even more challenging if you don't know what you've done wrong.