Eventually, the other Wes Moore tried to become clean which he did but his girlfriend started using drugs again making him go in debt. So he started selling drugs again for money. He still didn't have enough so he planned to rob the jewelry store which he did.
The Other Wes Moore's mother saw on the news that someone robbed the jewelry store and also saw the name of his son. The police came to her house to ask her questions. In the meanwhile the other Wes Moore was in hiding until they found him and sentenced him to life in prison.
"Both of us were born blocks apart within a year of each other. Both grew up fatherless in similar Baltimore neighborhoods and had difficult childhoods." But he had different outcomes due to our past journeys.