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For Immediate Release

Contact:
January 29, 2016 Ben Segotta, Deputy U.S. Marshal
District of New Mexico (505) 462-2330
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Albuquerque, NM - The United States Marshals Service, working with detectives from the Albuquerque Police Department Homicide and Gang Units, the U.S. Marshals South West Investigative Fugitive Team (SWIFT) Task Force, has added Darrius Valles to its New Mexico’s Most Wanted list. Valles is wanted on an open count of Murder related to a homicide that occurred on January 16, 2015.

It is alleged that Valles shot and killed an innocent victim in broad daylight in the middle of a busy apartment complex with young children present. Valles is believed to have fled with the firearm in his possession. Investigators with SWIFT received information that Valles has possibly travelled El Paso, Texas, but has strong ties in the Albuquerque Metro Area including Bernalillo. Valles is believed to be armed and dangerous and is also believed to be a gang member. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the United States Marshals Service in NM at (505) 346-6400 or their local law enforcement agency.

If you receive any information regarding the above named individual,
please contact the United States Marshals Service for the District of New Mexico.
(505) 346-6400/Albuquerque or (575) 527-6850/Las Cruces

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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