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‘I’m not the guy they’re looking for' - Man was stuck in jail after mistaken identity
Jorge Rodriguez
Jorge Rodriguez sits on his porch Thursday, May 27, 2021, after returning home from a job. Rodriguez was recently arrested and nearly extradited to Texas in a case of mistaken identity. - photo by By Scott Rogers
For two weeks, a Gainesville man and his family worried he would be extradited to Texas on a warrant alleging a serious crime there. The biggest issue: He and his attorney say he has never been to Texas.