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Madrid.- The Spanish Police has detained in Madrid 40 members of the Latino gang Dominican Don’t Play (DDP) and broke up three of the six "coros." groups which were in that region and which have been "practically dismantled," according to a report by EFE quoting sources.

The operation "Manguera" (hose), name given because new DDP members are beaten with hoses in the induction ritual, led to the arrest of 40 people from five different nationalities, six minors among them.

Spanish Civil Guard, Madrid Police and Government official Amparo Valcarcel stressed the operation’s importance in the war on violent Latino gangs.

One of those arrested is a member of the Army, of Dominican origin but nationalized Spaniard, who was recently in an operation in Lebanon.

They’ve all been charged with conspiracy, crimes against fundamental rights, drug trafficking, attempted murder, assaults, blackmail, among others. The 20 searches turned up five pistols, a hand grenade, numerous ammunition, drugs, 2,000 euros in cash and DDP paraphernalia.

The operation dismantled three "coros," the gang’s divisions of six members, and has "seriously affected" the other three present in the Madrid region, the sources said.

“The DDP gang in Madrid has been practically disarticulated because its activity is reduced to very low levels," Civil Guard commander Javier Rogero affirmed.

Among the important members arrested is the DDP’s second-in-command in Madrid, "Cacique" and "Soberano," one of the group’s top lieutenants since 2007, although its leader is still at large, he said

Operation "Manguera" began in early 2009 and heightened after the August 28 murder of a 17-year old youngster in Azca, Madrid (frequented by many Latin Americans), which investigators say belonged to the DDP and was assassinated by the rival gang Los Trinitarios.

Dominicans Don’t Play is currently the most active of the gangs, “although crimes by others such as Latin Kings and the Ñetas have been resurging,” a recent Spain Office of the Prosecutor report said.

Related story: www.dominicantoday.com/dr/world/2009/4/23/317...

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38 comment(s)
Written by: Blutarsky This user is banned, 5 Nov 2009 11:52 AM
From: Dominican Republic, No Spin Zone
Dag tan hurry more Dominican victims this time in the jails of Spain maybe you can help ......please comrade dag they need your help
Written by: josean, 5 Nov 2009 11:52 AM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016
Are you sure they are Dominicans and not Haitians passing for Dominicans?
Written by: Lopez31, 5 Nov 2009 11:53 AM
From: United States
Oh boy, we are getting a nice rep in Europe because of these fine citizens! Bravo, take these scumbags of the streets and let them rot in jail.
Written by: Belly, 5 Nov 2009 11:55 AM
From: United States, Seattle, W.A.
Josean

Thats a very stupid comment to make. Why do you hate Dominicans so much. You have been brainwashed into turning every topic about Haiti. Why don't you just move to Haiti and be happy there.
Written by: Blutarsky This user is banned, 5 Nov 2009 11:55 AM
From: Dominican Republic, No Spin Zone
dag says they are victims of the capitalist oppressors
Written by: Belly, 5 Nov 2009 12:01 PM
From: United States, Seattle, W.A.
Josean

Once again read the tittle/article and comment on the topic. If you feel the need to talk about Haiti so much go into the forum and start a thread there. I doubt anybody would follow you there but hey you can try it at least.
Written by: frank, 5 Nov 2009 12:22 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Caberete, Norway, USA
That comment about Haitians being in the gang, passing as dominicans is ridiculous. you could not possibly live here in the DR. where have you ever seen haitians gangs roaming around the DR. Watch the news here every night and see who they are arresting when they go into some of these Barrios here in the Capital where i'm living right now. Then tell me what the percentage of violent criminals that are dominicans vs haitians?

come on guys. get real. some people here are just resorting to inuendo, mis-information, gossip, rumours, and half-truths. it's like grade school all over again. it's getting ridiculous.
Written by: Blutarsky This user is banned, 5 Nov 2009 12:31 PM
From: Dominican Republic, No Spin Zone

come on josean get real.you are are just resorting to inuendo, mis-information, gossip, rumours, and half-truths. it's like grade school all over again. it's getting ridiculous.
Written by: gmiller261, 5 Nov 2009 12:32 PM
From: United States
Can’t wait till these morons get back to the DR.

Whole new set of troubles…

Written by: msjersey, 5 Nov 2009 12:38 PM
From: United States, New Jersey(Cibaeno/Los mina)
josean , what do you mean " all of our problems begin and end with haitian "?
don't be talking like you are one of us, cause you not , go back to cite soleil petit garcon, now bring it on.
Written by: zak325, 5 Nov 2009 1:04 PM
From: United States
This will only help the right wing Spanish put a stop on migrants coming from Latin America "disrupting" their society and culture. In this economy, the Spanish don't need their cheap labor.
Written by: xwill7, 5 Nov 2009 1:05 PM
From: United States, El cuarto bate
every country has its garbage... nothing new here
Written by: Lopez31, 5 Nov 2009 1:24 PM
From: United States
"This will only help the right wing Spanish put a stop on migrants coming from Latin America "disrupting" their society and culture"

Well do you blame them! If I was a spaniard I wouldn't want this kind of garbage in my country.
Written by: vacanos, 5 Nov 2009 1:39 PM
From: United States, An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
sak "This will only help the right wing Spanish put a stop on migrants coming from Latin America "disrupting" their society and culture. In this economy, the Spanish don't need their cheap labor."


Agree who will want backward people in their country? What bother me the most here is these lacras with more opportunity than they could get in their country and they can take that back to his country. But no they have to resort to their backwardness from their ghetto.
Written by: time2rize, 5 Nov 2009 2:32 PM
From: Dominican Republic
Written by: gmiller261, 5 Nov 2009 12:32 PM
From: United States
Can’t wait till these morons get back to the DR.

Whole new set of troubles…
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Ahh damm more future Politicians coming our way.
Written by: gmiller261, 5 Nov 2009 3:48 PM
From: United States
time2rize, Sorry, my comment, but you are right.

How many did they say they found registered for a political position?

Was it 1000?
Written by: dondankar, 5 Nov 2009 4:11 PM
From: United States
Oh boy,

we learn of this because we are at interest; however, there are a lot more violent crimes commited by nationals, not to excuse anyone from these horrible acts, but we need to understand that the need to become gang members is based in the poor education, values, and integrity these boys and girls were brought up in their country.

Maybe we need to address the problem right from the roots, meaning we have re-evaluate our performance as parents, siblings, citizens of DR.

Written by: dondankar, 5 Nov 2009 4:12 PM
From: United States
Oh boy
Written by: time2rize, 5 Nov 2009 4:13 PM
From: Dominican Republic
Written by: gmiller261, 5 Nov 2009 3:48 PM
From: United States
time2rize, Sorry, my comment, but you are right.

How many did they say they found registered for a political position?

Was it 1000?
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Oh shit a 1000 ! im not sure i will have to check.
Written by: CarlosFranco, 5 Nov 2009 5:59 PM
From: United States, Brooklyn

Ta bueno que acaben con esos pendejos... Metanlo to' preso!

Written by: danny00, 5 Nov 2009 6:34 PM
From: United States, Old Westbury Long Island
when in puerto plata NEVER did i see GANGS OF HAITIANS , what i did see was 1,000 of HAITIANS working very hard each day...... {not to say that none of them ever made any problems}.
sure some did, but most WORK very HARD to make FEW PESOS.
and as for going to SPAIN OR THE UNITED STATES and getting into TROUBLE....
all i can say is....... ASS--HO---ES....... BIG TIME....
instead of trying to make a good life for them selfs and their families they rather make PROBLEMS.
Written by: Pepe32, 5 Nov 2009 6:35 PM
From: Dominican Republic
This will only help the right wing Spanish put a stop on migrants coming from Latin America "disrupting" their society and culture. In this economy, the Spanish don't need their cheap labor.

Zak old boy ,read a book once in a while....the government in power in Spain is Zapatero (Mr Bean) the inept socialist government that has destroyed the Spanish economy and who believes if you kiss muzzie arse they won't attack you. So this has nothing to do with the "right wing" rather it does have to do with the right of every nation to protect its interests getting rid of the garbage and to allow only people THEY decide to allow in.
Written by: danny00, 5 Nov 2009 6:37 PM
From: United States, Old Westbury Long Island
u know who is making the problems dont u?.....
Written by: Pepe32, 5 Nov 2009 6:37 PM
From: Dominican Republic
They should deport them and drop them off half way between Madrid and DR.. mid flight!
Written by: danny00, 5 Nov 2009 6:37 PM
From: United States, Old Westbury Long Island
if any one has a PROBLEM with the above comments..... MEET ME in puerto plata and lets see if my statement is not TRUE....EASY to bulls-t on line but the proof is in the pudding.... or should i say in PUERTO PLATA..... lol.....never any gangs, never saw any one making problems....
Written by: divinedominicana, 5 Nov 2009 6:38 PM
From: United States
wow
Written by: zak325, 5 Nov 2009 7:47 PM
From: United States
When I talk about the "right wing" types, I'm talking about the ultra nationalist skin head types who don't really need a reason to attack and kill dark skinned immigrants. This happens with regularity (there was a widely viewed attack on a Ecuadoran woman on the Metro in Barcelona, a couple of years ago, none of the Spanish lifted a finger to help her). Of course, this kind of thing happens in ALL European countries. Would these punk-assed phalangist go after these gang thugs? of course not ! I say let them kill each other, it would solve two problems at the same time !
Written by: Pepe32, 5 Nov 2009 9:17 PM
From: Dominican Republic
As opposed to murderous "left wing" types.
It is so funny that in this thread about Dominican and other Latin American thugs you would talk about isolated incidents of xenophobia .In the US there are racist incidents on a daily basis and they go both way (or in multiple directions) Blacks or Hispanics attack whites,whites attack black or Hispanics ,Blacks attack Hispanics and Hispanics attack Blacks and all these groups attack Jews.

Also I go to Spain at least 2 times a year and I know of many cases of "racist" attacks on Spaniards by these immigrants but of course you and others don't care about this .

When immigrants misbehave and bring violence tolerance begins to evaporate because it is one thing to have someone from the home country commit a crime (jail and that's it ) but quit another to have someone from the outside come and commit crimes.

BTW ,the main outbreak of xenophobia in Spain happened years ago in a rural area in the south
Written by: Pepe32, 5 Nov 2009 9:21 PM
From: Dominican Republic
"Tres asesinatos en quince días de ciudadanos españoles por inmigrantes marroquíes desataron una ola de violencia xenófoba en la localidad andaluza de El Ejido, Almería"

The interesting thing about the reaction is that this area that is solidly "roja" or radical left wing and they took matters into their own hands ,also in the former yugoslavia most of the genocidal acts by the Serbs were led by former members of the communist party .

The point is that unchecked immigration always leads to violence and the situation in DR is like a powder keg waiting to explode.We have had some "minor incidents" but if the pressure is not released (deportation) the Dominican population will take matters into their own hands.
Written by: pelaut, 6 Nov 2009 9:23 AM
From: United States
2000 Euros? Peanuts!
They'd better come back to the DR where our gang members are caught with MILLIONS in their pockets.
Written by: Grosero, 6 Nov 2009 9:36 AM
From: United States
Here's ya CRACK DEALERS....


One..

to the back of the head is my solution
Written by: hellborn25, 6 Nov 2009 12:36 PM
From: United States, New Jersey Home of the brave.
I agree take out the trash arrest all this gangbanging wellfare an food stamps trashbag dominicans . grab them all and deport there monkey asses back to where they came from. and the same goes to all them south american gangs deport them stinking wetbacks back to mexico.
Written by: Perez, 6 Nov 2009 9:34 PM
From: Dominican Republic
What a way to represent DR man! we been stigmatized a long time ago. Drop these fools in the middle of the ocean during flight so that sharks can make a meal out of them. But then again, i don't think it's fair to feed them trash!
Written by: Pepe32, 6 Nov 2009 9:38 PM
From: Dominican Republic
poor sharks,Perez PETA would be on your case for that!! those poor sharks would go belly up after eating that filth!
Written by: Trujillo, 8 Nov 2009 10:45 AM
From: Dominican Republic
I hope the spaniards do us all a favor and send them all to hell and if possible please send that dumb redneck, hellborn25, back to hell too.
Written by: hellborn25, 8 Nov 2009 12:47 PM
From: United States, New Jersey Home of the brave.
wow with a name like trujllo , your calling me a redneck racist oh the irony .
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