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Denver Police Ignore Immigration Officers’ Pleas, Release Alien Before Alleged Murder

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Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said he “welcomes” being considered a place of sanctuary for illegals
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February 21, 2017
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Denver police have charged an illegal [alien] immigrant with murdering an American just one month after they released the alien from jail despite pleas from federal immigration officials.

The criminal illegal alien, Ever Valles, was arrested in February and charged with the murder of Tim Cruz, 32. The victim was waiting at the Sheridan light rail station when Valles and accomplice Nathan Valdez allegedly approached him with the intent to rob him, according to Fox 31, Denver...

The release-and-murder sequence has happened in other states, most notably, with the July 2015 murder of Kate Steinle in California by a released illegal alien.

Denver Police admit that Valles had been in their custody weeks before the murder.

He was arrested in January on car theft and other charges but was released even though the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency officials had asked the department to alert them when he was about to be released so they could pick him up for repatriation. Immigration officials say Valles was a priority individual because he is a known gang member and illegal alien. He is also reportedly included in the Colorado gang database...

The City of Denver has not openly declared itself a “sanctuary city,” but its policies are little different from cities that have made that bold statement.

Indeed, only weeks ago Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said he “welcomes” being considered a place of sanctuary for illegals even if his city hasn’t made the official declaration...



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