Gerardo Beltran Rico

Status / Last Known Location: Fled to Mexico in December 1991, after report to police and issuance of arrest warrant. Ignored multiple requests from Bishop of Sacramento to return and face justice.
Diocesan Response: Involuntarily dismissed from priesthood by the Pope in April 2008, based on a petition submitted to Rome by the diocese 
Year and Place of Birth: 1957, Mexico
Seminary Attended: Nuestra Senora de la Piedad Seminary, Mexico 
Date Ordained / Connection to Diocese: Ordained July 1982 as priest of the Diocese of Sacramento

Assignments in Diocese of Sacramento

  • 1982-1988: St. Dominic Parish, Orland
  • 1988-1989: Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Sacramento
  • 1989-1991: St. Joseph Parish, Sacramento
  • 1991: St. Anthony Parish, Winters

Reporting Victims

Date range of alleged abuse: 1982-1991

  1. Female, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling
    • Year reported to diocese: 1992
  2. Female, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling, masturbation, and rape by force
    • Year reported to diocese: 2009
  3. Male, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling
    • Year reported to diocese: 2007
  4. Male, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling
    • Year reported to diocese: 2007
  5. Female, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling and rape by force
    • Year reported to diocese: 2013
  6. Male, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling
    • Year reported to diocese: 2010
  7. Female, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling
    • Year reported to diocese: 2012
  8. Female, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling
    • Year reported to diocese: 2008
  9. Female, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling, attempted oral copulation
    • Year reported to diocese: 2010
  10. Female, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling
    • Year reported to diocese: 1992
  11. Female, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling
    • Year reported to diocese: 2018
  12. Female, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling
    • Year reported to diocese: 1992
  13. Female, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling
    • Year reported to diocese: 1991
  14. Female, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling
    • Year reported to diocese: 1992
  15. Female, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling
    • Year reported to diocese: 1992
  16. Male, under the age of 14
    • Nature of accusation(s): Sexual touching and fondling
    • Year reported to diocese: 2019