Henry County Jail Inmates Re-captured Monday
by Sammy Edmonds
posted Aug 25 2014 3:38PM
Two inmates who escaped from the Henry County jail in New Castle are back in custody.
Authorities launched a search Monday morning after the inmates pried their way out of the upper floor of the jail.
Michael Bertram of Knightstown and Johnny Dennis of New Castle were found hiding at a friend‘s house a few blocks away Monday afternoon.
Bertram was being held on theft charges while Dennis was being held on robbery and aggravated assault charges when they escaped. They’ll now face charges of escape. The friend who was hiding the inmates in his home was also arrested for aiding criminals.