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‘Shock’ as baby shower turns violent
Boston Herald ^ | 1/14/13 | Laurel Sweet

Posted on 01/14/2013 8:43:00 AM PST by raccoonradio

The guest of honor at a Stoughton baby shower that deteriorated into a bottle-bashing, chair-smashing brawl between as many as 200 people Saturday night tearfully told the Herald yesterday that gate-crashers and cops with stun guns ruined her special night and terrified the guests.

“My niece got shoved across the room. She’s only 2 months old. A kid got hit in the head with a table. I was very scared. It’s still a shock to me,” said Maria Depina, 22, of Brockton, who blamed the chaos at Club Luis De Camoes on party crashers “we didn’t even know” and overly aggressive cops.

“I didn’t even get to cut the cake,” lamented Depina, who is eight months pregnant with her first child, a daughter, and was celebrating with 180 guests, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. with a cash bar.

Depina’s older brother, Paulo Pires Depina, 24, was one of three Brockton men who’ll be arraigned today in Stoughton District Court on charges including disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer. A 14-year-old from Brockton was booked on similar charges.

Depina said her brother became angry and “flipped a table” after his 6-month-old also “got thrown across the room.”

“My brother got Tased right in front of me and a police officer pushed me on top of him,” she claimed. “(The police) could have done a better job.”

Stoughton police Executive Officer Robert Devine dismissed Depina’s finger-pointing as “nonsense, absolute nonsense. They started fighting with each other. That’s why we responded.”

Devine said the crowd was so out of control that Stoughton cops had to call for backup from the state police, Canton, Easton and Randolph police departments, as well as the Norfolk Sheriff’s Department.

“The behavior was appalling. It was absolutely appalling. There’s just no other way to put it,” Devine told the Herald. “The worst part was there was a lot of children. Our officers were concerned about the safety of the little ones, while the people who were fighting apparently could have cared less. They were swinging chairs and smashing bottles.”

Devine said it all apparently started when one man was “sucker punched” so hard his head bled.

He said he had no report of Depina’s brother being zapped with a stun gun, but said police did shock another man they arrested, Patrick Cardoso Lopes, 24, of Brockton. Also arrested was Aderito Lopes Deandrade, 22, of Brockton.

Devine said in using stun guns, his officers “went with the less-lethal option. The officers exercised extreme restraint. It was a chaotic scene. It was probably one of the more 
dangerous ones they’ve been in.”


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KEYWORDS: babyshower; trash; violent
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Hey doesn't everyone hold a baby shower at night with a cash bar?

Saturday night's alright for fighting

1 posted on 01/14/2013 8:43:11 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio; Andonius_99; Andy'smom; Antique Gal; Big Guy and Rusty 99; bitt; Barset; ...

Lots of children present too.
Howie Carr list ping

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aK4yOA37Q7c


2 posted on 01/14/2013 8:45:18 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

Since when are baby showers held from 8pm to 1am with cash bars?


3 posted on 01/14/2013 8:45:49 AM PST by pgkdan ( "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not." ~Thomas Jefferson)
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To: raccoonradio

sounds like the makings of a new TV reality show


4 posted on 01/14/2013 8:46:25 AM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: raccoonradio

Two key words are repeated throughout the story.

“of Brockton”

All you need to know right there.


5 posted on 01/14/2013 8:48:06 AM PST by TheRhinelander
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To: raccoonradio
Reader comments on BH site are priceless.

Someone asked, "Where the heck do they find people like this?"

The reply, "In Brockton, of course."

6 posted on 01/14/2013 8:48:33 AM PST by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: raccoonradio

Cash bar? How tacky.

At least when my Italian relatives throw down at weddings, they wait til the cake is cut before fighting over the centerpieces....

We’re classy that way ;-)


7 posted on 01/14/2013 8:48:33 AM PST by LadyBuck (Strangeways, here we come....)
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To: raccoonradio

Holding a baby shower at at Club Luis De Camoes is very shiek an the “in” thing to dontcha know!


8 posted on 01/14/2013 8:49:08 AM PST by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: raccoonradio
“I didn’t even get to cut the cake,” lamented Depina.

LOL. Well, Maria, you know what they say -- you can't have your cake and smash it in your b__ch sister-in-law's face too.

9 posted on 01/14/2013 8:49:10 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: TheRhinelander
“of Brockton”

Do tell ... what is this "Brockton" of which you speak?

10 posted on 01/14/2013 8:50:30 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: TheRhinelander
I was born in Brockton.

Got out when I was three days old.

11 posted on 01/14/2013 8:50:49 AM PST by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: pgkdan

>>Since when are baby showers held from 8pm to 1am with cash bars?

Because....this is Massachusetts!

The spirit of Massachusetts is the spirit of America
The spirit of the red white and blue
The spirit of Massachusetts is the spirit of America
The spirit that we want to share with you!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLzXFeSAWr4


12 posted on 01/14/2013 8:51:37 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio
Usted puede ser un cuello rojo si....
13 posted on 01/14/2013 8:53:18 AM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: raccoonradio

Please don’t release a YT video of this!


14 posted on 01/14/2013 8:54:59 AM PST by carriage_hill (AR-15s are the 21st Century's Muskets. Self-Defense is The First Human Right.)
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To: raccoonradio

Did anybody shout “Make it rain” in there anywhere?


15 posted on 01/14/2013 8:55:25 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

LOL!


16 posted on 01/14/2013 8:56:09 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: raccoonradio

No surprise here. Many of our cities in these liberal paradises are now more like banana republic towns and cities.


17 posted on 01/14/2013 8:56:31 AM PST by Tupelo (Hunkered down & loading up)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

” you can’t have your cake and smash it in your b__ch sister-in-law’s face too.”

Post of the day.


18 posted on 01/14/2013 8:59:17 AM PST by LadyBuck (Strangeways, here we come....)
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To: raccoonradio
after his 6-month-old also “got thrown across the room.
This is what happens when you outlaw dwarf tossing at parties.
19 posted on 01/14/2013 8:59:50 AM PST by dblshot (I am John Galt.)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Just like any other city in Assachusetts, Brockton is a former manufacturing city that’s now declined. Full of immigrants on welfare and SSDI, high crime rate, few jobs to speak of. Just like Lowell, Lynn, Haverhill, Worcester (Worcester isn’t as bad), etc.


20 posted on 01/14/2013 9:01:05 AM PST by TheRhinelander
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To: pgkdan

Since when are 180 people invited to a baby shower? And I’ve never been to a baby shower where there are men present.

The last time I gave a shower, it was for the wedding of one of my daughter’s friends. The bride asked that her fiance and his friends be invited. Big mistake. We lived outside of town on top of a mountain. The “men” collected out in the parking lot were generally disruptive and I worried about all of them getting home safely down the twisty mountain road. The men just spoiled the whole evening. Never again.


21 posted on 01/14/2013 9:03:17 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: raccoonradio

Upset at the new format on 96.9?


22 posted on 01/14/2013 9:03:17 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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To: LadyBuck

Our feral population strikes again! The US is breeding wild animals ... who vote.


23 posted on 01/14/2013 9:06:18 AM PST by whitedog57
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To: raccoonradio

were they cracker wimin?


24 posted on 01/14/2013 9:07:11 AM PST by stickywillie
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To: TheRhinelander; All

http://www.enterprisenews.com/news/cops_and_courts/x459331958/Baby-shower-turns-violent-in-Stoughton

more details incl mug shots (guy on left smiling)

>>– and police recorded numerous fights there on video cameras attached to their tasers

Don’t tase me bro!

>> Lopes also faces a charge of intimidation of a witness, a felony. Lopes, Deandrade, and Depina were released Sunday after each paid $1,000 cash bail. They were scheduled to be arraigned in Stoughton District Court on Monday.


25 posted on 01/14/2013 9:08:20 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: ArrogantBustard
Do tell ... what is this "Brockton" of which you speak?

Think Chicago, Detroit.......

26 posted on 01/14/2013 9:08:34 AM PST by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: raccoonradio
I thought I'd seen stories like this before.

April 5, 2006: 3 Arrested at Mass. Baby Shower Brawl

November 24,2010: Baby shower brawl turns into riot in Wilson, chief says

-PJ

27 posted on 01/14/2013 9:09:11 AM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: raccoonradio

I’ve never heard of a baby shower that didn’t have fewer than 20 women; as guests of whomever had the nicer home. They dress nice, pinky-sip tea, and talk about secret women things. Viva la difference. (At least that’s all they let on to us menfolk)


28 posted on 01/14/2013 9:09:51 AM PST by RingerSIX (My wife and I took an AIDS vaccine that they offer down at our Church.)
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To: raccoonradio

Don’t be dumping on Brockton as a whole. There is, however, a lot of human garbage there. Imagine how much welfare money would have been saved if there had been a “tragic fire” at the hall which wiped out the “party goers”?


29 posted on 01/14/2013 9:12:05 AM PST by DickBrannigan (When did logic become reversed, and right became wrong, and wrong became right?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
And I’ve never been to a baby shower where there are men present.

Who sets up the tables, carries stuff in, loads stuff up and hauls out the trash? I have been invited to baby and wedding showers for the aforementioned reasons.

It is kind of like my father used to say about putting boys to work on the ranch. If you put one boy to work, you'll get one boy's worth of work. If you put two, you'll get the work output of half a boy. But if you put three, you'll get a whale of a lot of trouble.

That's why God intended us to pair up with one woman. So we'd get proper supervision.

30 posted on 01/14/2013 9:12:05 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: raccoonradio

One of those, ‘ you can’t make this up” stories
the paper took down the story
it is not at link


31 posted on 01/14/2013 9:13:29 AM PST by RWGinger (Simpl)
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To: Mr. K
sounds like the makings of a new TV reality show

Right you are!

http://www.caughtinsouthie.com/its-reality-southie

32 posted on 01/14/2013 9:13:58 AM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: raccoonradio

Anyone check whether the Depina’s are legal?


33 posted on 01/14/2013 9:15:47 AM PST by LRoggy (Peter's Son's Business)
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To: raccoonradio

Hey, there have been family members shot at the baby’s baptism party in San Antonio, so this is just another side of that fabulous “ethnic diversity” that the USA can’t do without.


34 posted on 01/14/2013 9:16:24 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: raccoonradio

One single baby shower turned violent that made the news,

So we should have more strick law against ALL baby showers.

Background checks, mental health pre-screening, etc etc


35 posted on 01/14/2013 9:17:16 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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link changed maybe, went to front page and it’s linked there:

http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/01/%E2%80%98shock%E2%80%99_baby_shower_turns_violent


36 posted on 01/14/2013 9:18:04 AM PST by raccoonradio
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I ... see.

Third World USA.

37 posted on 01/14/2013 9:19:35 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

ha...
now Hot 96.9 we’ll see how it does


39 posted on 01/14/2013 9:20:48 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: Sir Napsalot
One single baby shower turned violent that made the news,

So we should have more strick law against ALL baby showers.

Background checks, mental health pre-screening, etc etc

Nicely done!

40 posted on 01/14/2013 9:23:43 AM PST by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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<>sounds like the makings of a new TV reality show

"My Big Fat Illegal Alien Baby Shower."

41 posted on 01/14/2013 9:25:06 AM PST by GreenHornet
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To: ArrogantBustard

Pretty soon. “Third World USA” is going to become a redundant term.


42 posted on 01/14/2013 9:25:50 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Vigilanteman
Who sets up the tables, carries stuff in, loads stuff up and hauls out the trash? I have been invited to baby and wedding showers for the aforementioned reasons.

But in my era, after those tasks are completed, the man (men) were supposed to retire elsewhere and leave the ladies to their gossip and games, only to return after the guests are gone to help clean up. ;)

Your father sounds like a wise man!

43 posted on 01/14/2013 9:27:37 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: dfwgator

“The Nation’s Capital” (AKA the District of Criminals) is already a Third World kakistocracy ...


44 posted on 01/14/2013 9:28:59 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: raccoonradio

dumbing down America: another success story


45 posted on 01/14/2013 9:32:46 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: raccoonradio

Taking a wild stab in the dark here

BUT

Maybe, just maybe, the parents have been married for over ‘9 months’, both have jobs, no welfare, no food stamps, no subsidized housing,

SO

When that trifecta is hit it calls for a HUGE PARTY.


46 posted on 01/14/2013 9:33:20 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: V_TWIN

Thank God it wasn’t held at Chucky Cheese or things really could have got out of control.


47 posted on 01/14/2013 9:38:50 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: raccoonradio

Cape Verdeans.


48 posted on 01/14/2013 9:43:07 AM PST by Andy'smom
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To: raccoonradio

What did Depina’s husband, the proud father of this child, have to say about the proceedings?


49 posted on 01/14/2013 9:52:08 AM PST by wideawake
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To: raccoonradio

What were children doing in a bar?


50 posted on 01/14/2013 9:52:45 AM PST by Carpe Cerevisi
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