Denver deputy arrested in jail inmate's escape

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Update 12:14 p.m.

DENVER (AP) -- The sheriff's department in Denver says a deputy has been arrested after he was accused of helping a fugitive who left the county jail wearing a deputy's uniform.

The deputy was identified as Matthew Andrews, a two-year veteran of the department. He's accused of assisting the escape, a class-three felony. Andrews was arrested Monday at Denver police headquarters.

According to the Denver Post, 24-year-old Felix Trujillo was being held on aggravated robbery charges when he escaped Sunday night.

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DENVER (AP) -- Denver authorities are trying to find a dangerous inmate who is missing from the downtown city jail.

Twenty-four-year-old Felix Dino Trujillo was being held on aggravated robbery charges when he escaped Sunday night.

According to KMGH-TV, Trujillo has an extensive criminal arrest record, including escape, felony menacing, domestic violence and assault. Most of the arrests were in the Thornton, Westminster and Adams County.



 
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