WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. – A couple visiting from Tennessee had a nightmare of a vacation after one of them was mistaken for a wanted man out of Indiana.
Toni Bean and Jeff Conn were visiting Detroit for a relative's graduation. They went to Canada to sightsee. That's when Conn was arrested and tossed in the Wayne County Jail because he shares a name with a man who is wanted for alleged crimes in Indiana.
Conn is originally from southwest Detroit and is a paramedic living in Tennessee. While Conn was in jail, Bean Googled his name and found a man facing a burglary charge out of Fulton County, Indiana.
Bean drove to Indiana and convinced the prosecutor's office that there had been a mistake. She made it back to Wayne County in time to see Conn walk out of jail.
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