This Sanctuary City Protected a Dangerous Illegal. Guess What Happened Next

Two months after an illegal immigrant was released from prison in a “sanctuary city"—he was charged with murder.

Ever Valles, 19, was first arrested in October in Denver, on charges of possessing a weapon, vehicle theft, and eluding a police officer.

Because Valles was a “known gang member” who had ben flagged by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, the federal government issued an order to the Denver Sheriff’s Department, telling them to notify immigration authorities before they released him.

But Denver, a so-called "sanctuary city," failed to notify ICE until about an hour after Valles was released on December 20. By then, it was too late.

Two months later, Valles murdered a 32-year-old man, Tim Cruz. Valles and an accomplice wore masks and backpacks, and robbed Cruz at gunpoint outside a Denver light rail station. During the robbery, one of the two men shot and killed Cruz.

Valles was arrested two days later. He was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated robbery.

In a statement, the city of Denver refused to admit they did anything wrong. They claimed they released Valles because being an illegal immigrant is a “civil matter”—while stressing that they “never and will never advocate for felons to remains on our streets—immigrants or not."
 Source: American Action News
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