Couple Argue Over Which Gang Their Child Should Join

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  1. krazykat

    krazykat New Member

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    Police: Mother A Crip, Father A Westside Baller

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- A couple fighting about which gang their 4-year-old toddler should join caused a public disturbance that resulted in the father's arrest, Commerce City police said Thursday.

    On Saturday, Joseph Manzanares stormed into the Hollywood Video store where his girlfriend worked, threatened to kill her and knocked over several video displays and even a computer, Commerce City police Sgt. Joe Sandoval said.
    After he ran out of the store, police were called and the 19-year-old was arrested at his home.

    His girlfriend told police that they had been arguing about the upbringing of their son and which gang he should belong to. The teen mother, who is black, is a member of the Crips. Manzanares is Hispanic and belongs to the Westside Ballers gang, the woman said.
    "They have different ideas on how the baby should be raised. Basically, she said they cannot agree on which gang the baby would 'claim,'" Sandoval said.
    Manzanares was charged with disorderly conduct, harassment, and domestic violence. He was transported to the Adams County Detention Facility.

    On Tuesday, he pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was sentenced to a year of probation. The misdemeanor harassment charge was dropped.

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  2. plexreticle

    plexreticle New Member

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    I'll have to go with the father on this one. West Side Ballers ftw.
     
  3. Shorts

    Shorts TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    It's good to see both parents stick up for their beliefs. This couple however, needs to work out a compromise for the sake of the child.
     
  4. SIG_Fiend

    SIG_Fiend Administrator TGT Supporter Admin

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    Hmm, methinks they should have been arguing about which one of them (or both for that matter) should be sterilized so as to not subject another child to such a piece of sh*t upbringing. WTF is wrong with them, seriously.?! I would like to see a transcript of that argument, I mean I can't even fathom what exactly two parents would say, what words they would use, in that sort of argument.
     
  5. LHB1

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    I feel sorry for the child.
     
  6. mac79912

    mac79912 Well-Known

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    Shame on them.The child needs to be taken away from them.:mad:
     
  7. chevydeerhunter

    chevydeerhunter Well-Known

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    Classy! :rolleyes:
     
  8. Micro.Foosa.Cub

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    :scratches head:
     

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