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Shoshone County inmates charged with aiding escapee

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Michael Kramer and Michael Hall  have both been charged with felony aiding and abetting Roy Bieluch (RIGHT) Michael Kramer and Michael Hall have both been charged with felony aiding and abetting Roy Bieluch (RIGHT)
SHOSHONE COUNTY, Idaho -

Two Shoshone County inmates have been charged with aiding in the escape of Roy Bieluch. Bieluch escaped from the Shoshone County Jail in mid February after he climbed through an access panel in the ceiling.

Michael Kramer and Michael Hall have both been charged with felony Aiding and Abetting in an Escape. Shoshone County deputies say according to surveillance video both Kramer and Hall can be seen to be what looks like watching out for Bieluch as he makes his escape.

"My belief is that they were standing guard for him while he got out," says Captain Rick Smith.

Kramer, Hall, and Bieluch all shared the same worker detail and even shared the same cell. A search of the cell revealed a screwdriver, officers believe may have been used in the escape. When questioned both men denied any involvement, as did Bieluch's girlfriend Rachael Johnson who deputies believed helped him elude officers after he left the jail.

Kramer was serving time for burglary while Hall had been arrested in July after shooting a man multiple times at a Shoshone County campground. A crime, he's ultimately plead guilty to.

Bieluch was arrested just two days after his escape and has been transferred to the Kootenai County Jail.

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