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    Parents argue over gang choice for toddler

    Parents Fight Over Which Gang Toddler Should Join - Denver News Story - KMGH Denver

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- A couple arguing 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 12 months of probation and ordered to pay $835 in court costs, according to the Denver Post. The misdemeanor harassment charge was dropped.


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    Are you sure this isn't another article from The Onion?!
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    Gone are the days of, "I'm Catholic, the baby should be Catholic."

    Now it's a fight as to what gang the baby should "claim?"

    What a SAD, SAD state of affairs this is.

    I have a feeling we'll see this little boy behind bars in no time.

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    Well of course he should be in the father's gang.........unless it's like the jewish rules then he should be in the mother's gang.....

    wait, what?

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    That kid never had a chance !! Doomed from birth!
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    That's very sad. Used to be parents would argue over which college to send the kid... Harvard, Yale, Princeton;

    Now it's Bloods, Crips, Diciples, etc.

    Sad state of affairs.
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    When will parents learn? There comes a time when you have to let your kids make their own decisions. Joining a gang should be a very personal decision!! geez (sarcasm off)

    Wow...I agree this kid is totally doomed!! The parents need a good
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    Quote Originally Posted by cdwolf View Post
    That kid never had a chance !! Doomed from birth!

    That is the sad fact, this child is pretty much doomed to a life on the bottom tier of society.

    It was not his fault that his parents are idiots
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    Quote Originally Posted by OPFOR View Post
    Are you sure this isn't another article from The Onion?!
    That's what I was thinking. Can this be real? Are people this stupid?

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    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- ... arguing about which gang ... Crips ... Westside Ballers ...
    The "father" (if you can call it that) got hit up for domestic violence, though no physical violence is mentioned. What about contributing to the delinquency of a minor, child endangerment and a few more-impotant rap?

    Doomed. Good word for it, unless this little up-and-coming terrorista is turned from the rocky path. Orphanage, anyone?
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    Rebel

    Maybe the kid will be a rebel and go with the Bloods. Why doesn't the state take the kid away from these 'parents'?

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    Sounds almost like a Romeo and Juliet. We all know how that ended.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JD View Post
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    The nature of the argument alone should be enough for CPS to remove the child from the home.

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