Two inmates were sentenced on Tuesday for their roles in the Adams County Correctional facility prison riot which took place on May 20, 2012.
43-year-old Carlos Albert Delgado-Castaneda, originally of Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico was sentenced to 92 months in prison. He was previously convicted of rioting at the Adams County Correctional facility.
38-year-old Jesus Beltran-Rodriguez, originally of Tamaulipas, Mexico was sentenced to 240 months in prison. He was previously convicted of rioting and second degree murder, both of which occurred at the Adams County Correctional facility.
The defendants were also ordered to pay over $1.3 million in restitution jointly and severally.
The cause of the riot was what the inmates perceived to be inadequate food, medical conditions and disrespectful staff members. During the riot, prison fences were destroyed, windows were broken, prison property was stolen, hostages were taken, correctional officers were assaulted and one corrections officer was killed.
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