Dodge City Gang Member Pleads Guilty To Assault

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Stay up-to-date with KAKE News:

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

A member of a Dodge City street gang pleaded guilty to assaulting people he thought were members of a rival gang.

Twenty-year-old Humberto Ortiz was among 23 people charged in May in a federal racketeering case aimed at gang members.

U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom says Ortiz pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of assault with a dangerous weapon in the aid of racketeering. He admitted that he and fellow gang members assaulted people they thought were members of a different street gang. Two of the victims were stabbed.

Ortiz also admitted in his plea that while he was a member of a gang that used violence, including murder and robbery, to expand the gang's operations.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KAKE TV 1500 N. West Street Wichita, KS 67203-1323 (316) 943-4221
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 179284291 -
Gray Television, Inc.