Gang member sentenced in racketeering case
By Matthew Harding . CREATED Feb 24, 2014
A member of a Dodge City street gang was sentenced to 82 months in federal prison.
23-year-old Alfredo Beltran-Ruiz, of Dodge City, pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and abetting attempted murder, which was a violent crime in aid of racketeering. In his plea, he admitted that on March 15, 2011, he aided and abetted the attempted murder of a victim named Reyes Delira-Padilla by firing shots at the victim’s house at 1705 Ave. D in Dodge City. Beltran-Ruiz was a member of the Diablos Viejos gang and was affiliated with the Norteno street gang. Delira-Padilla was a member of the rival Sureno gang.