Woman accused of hiding two prison escapees in court

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ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – One of the women accused of helping hide two prison escapees saw a judge today.

Celeste Salcido is accused of letting both Lionel Clah and Joseph Cruz into a northeast Albuquerque apartment she shares with Cruz’s sister.

Cruz was caught near UNM and Clah at a neighboring apartment.

Salcido’s facing four counts tied to accusations she hid the two inmates while police frantically searched for them.

It turns out Salcido could be in even more trouble because of her past.

Salcido is one of five people arrested and charged with helping Cruz and Clah while they were on the run.

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