Two Hells Angels motorcycle club members were sentenced Friday to at least a year in state prison for their roles in a deadly brawl with rival biker gang members at a southern Nevada casino in 2002.
A Nevada judge agreed to let the 12- to 30-month sentences for Dale Leedom and Raymond Foakes run concurrently with federal prison terms they received last week in a related plea deal.
They are among six Hells Angels members who pleaded guilty or no contest to reduced state and federal charges in October stemming from the bloody brawl, which left two Hells Angels and a Mongols member dead and at least a dozen people hurt.
Leather-clad bikers fought with guns, knives, chairs and hammers amid blinking lights and rows of slot machines in the brawl, videotaped by security cameras at Harrah's Laughlin hotel-casino.
Most of the six biker gang members were expected to receive no more than 2 1/2 years in prison, though one received a 51-month federal sentence.
Charges were filed against 44 defendants, but counts against 36 of them are expected to be dropped. One defendant has died, and another, Jorrg Maykopf, remains a fugitive.
Leedom, 45, of Two Rivers, Alaska, pleaded guilty in state court to a felony battery charge. He is due to report to federal prison in April to begin serving a two-year sentenced.
Foakes, 43, of Petaluma, Calif., pleaded guilty to a challenge to fight charge, a felony. Previously sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison, he was ordered to report to prison after another federal case is resolved.