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I don't believe that is the same person. I am a portrait sculptor and amature anthropologist. The facial features and characteristics are not the same, despite age difference and alleged drug use. I don't believe the 2 individuals pictured are of the same race either.
You ought to contact CNN and notify them:https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/29/us/mighty-ducks-weiss-arrest-trnd/index.html
When I saw the post on FB I was a little wary and checked it out. A lot of news sources reported this; I could find nothing that might put the image in dispute.