CBS 13 News reported:

"CBS 13 has confirmed through inside sources that Gerardo Beltran, a former Sacramento priest accused of molesting children, has been released from a Mexican jail."

"Beltran was once a priest in the Sacramento Roman Catholic Diocese before fleeing to Mexico after allegations surfaced that he was sexually molesting children."

"Beltran had been arrested in March for charges filed in Sacramento County on behalf of two victims he allegedly victimized between 1989 and 1991. The Sacramento District Attorney's office had been trying to extradite Beltran back to Sacramento 'to be held accountable for his conduct.'"

"The circumstances surrounding his release are not yet known."

This video is from CBS 13 Sacramento, broadcast August 20, 2008.

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