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POSTED: 9:35 pm
CDT April 10, 2008
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, reported KMGH-TV in Denver.
On Saturday, Joseph Manzanares stormed into a
video rental store where his girlfriend
worked, threatened to kill her and knocked
over several video displays and even a
computer, Commerce City police Sgt. Joe
After he ran out of the store, police were
called and the 19-year-old was arrested at his
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, told authorities she is
a member of the Crips, police said. Manzanares
is Hispanic and belongs to the Westside
Ballers gang, the woman told police.
"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
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.