Jail Escape-Mistaken Identity

Jail Escape-Mistaken Identity

This 2019 photo provided by the Weber County Sheriff's Office shows inmate Matthew Belnap. A California man who was behind bars for bank fraud escaped from a Utah jail Tuesday night by posing as Belnap, a fellow inmate whose time had come to be released, authorities said Wednesday Feb. 26, 2020. Inmate, Kaleb Wiewandt was allowed to leave the jail in Ogden, Utah, because staff thought he was Belnap, who helped him carry out the plan, said Weber County Sheriff's Lt. Joshua Marigoni. Belnap who supposed to be freed Tuesday night after spending more than 70 days in jail after pleading no contest last year to retail theft charges, he said. ( Weber County Sheriff's Office via AP)

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