The Athens Park Bloods (APB) are primarily a black criminal street gang located on the west side of Rosewood (also known as Athens), around the Rosedale community, region of Los Angeles, Ca. Their neighborhood stretches from Figueroa Ave to Avalon Blvd. They’ve several cliques, but their main cliques are 124th Street and127th Street. This gang has been around for over three decades, with history dating back to the 1970s.
In 2009, several police agencies, set their sights on the Athens Park Bloods, in an operation dubbed as “Operation Blood Klout.” Which, resulted in twenty arrests of Athens Park Bloods members or associates, seizure of large quantities of narcotics, including crack cocaine, marijuana, and the confiscation of several assault rifles.
G-Twin, the twin son of one of the founders of the Athens Park Bloods, was featured in Dead Homiez (documentary). However, he was shot to death in the Poccet Hood Compton Crips territory. Cle “Bone” Sloan (actor/director), who appeared in movies such as: Training Day, Tears of the Sun, Brooklyn’s Finest, and directed Bastards of The Party (documentary). Hooda John (rapper), who was featured and appeared in Mitchy Slick music video “Wont Stop Being A Blood” is also a member of the Athens Park Bloods.
Allies include: Denver Lane Bloods, this alliance is often referred to as “Athens Lanes,” and the Miller Gangster Bloods, this alliance is referred to as “Athens Millers”. Other Black P Stones (Jungles). Rivals include: 118 Blocc East Coast Crips, 102 Raymond Avenue Crips, .
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