Corner Poccet Crips (CPC)

The Original Poccet Hood Compton Crips (OPHCC) also known as the Corner Poccet Crips (CPC), are an African-American street gang on the East Side of Compton, California. They originated in the 1970s, along with the Santana Blocc Crips, and many other Compton Crips.

Their neighborhood stretches from Wilmington Ave to Willowbrook Ave, between 130th Street and Stockwell Ave. Their cliques consist of E 130th Street (1300 Blocc) also known as the O Blocc or 0ne Tre-O, Shauer Street (2100 Blocc), E. Nord Street (Nord Blocc), and Lucien St (L Blocc). Nord Street was primarily known for its notorious marijuana (Chronic Spot) operation.

Allies & Rivals

The Corner Poccet Crips share a close alliance with the Santana Blocc Compton Crips and the Anzac Grape Compton Crips. Other allies include Mona Park Compton Crips, Palmer Blocc Compton CripsGrape Street Watts Crip, and the Neighborhood Compton Crips.

The Original Poccet Hood Compton Crips once shared a close relationship with the Original Front Compton Crips, for over thirty years. The “Original” in their names, represented their close alliance. They also shared common enemies such as the Carver Park Compton Crips and the Fruit Town Pirus as well as the Compton Varrio Largos 36.

Minor feuds, between the two gangs, never escalated in a gang-related shooting. However, they had a fallout when a member of the Corner Poccet Crips, shot an OG (Original Gangster) from Front Hood Crips. This incident turned two allies into bitter enemies, similar to the Eight Tray Gangster Crips and the Rollin 60 Crips.

They also once shared a close alliance with the Park Village Compton Crips. Nevertheless, this relationship also turned from sweet to bitter. Their primary rivals are the WestSide Pirus, and the Athens Park Bloods as well as the Compton Varrio Largo 36, a Latino street gang located East of Willowbrook Ave.

The Poccet Hood Compton Crips and South Side Compton Crips, already rivals became bitter enemies after the murder of Orlando Anderson (Baby Lane), in 1998. On May, 29, Orlando Anderson and Michael Reed Dorrough, members of the South Side Compton Crips were involved in a shootout at a car wash located in Compton.

Michael Stone, who was accompanied by his nephew Jerry Stone (J-Dog), members of the Poccet Hood Compton Crips. Orlando Anderson approached the Stones, this action resulted in a confrontation which led to a fatal shootout. Orlando Anderson, Michael Stone, and Jerry Stone were pronounced dead at Martin Luther King Jr/King Drew Medical Center (Killa King) from gun shot wounds.

In the 1990s, a small fraction of the Poccet Hood Compton Crips, expanded their gang activity to the Lancaster and Palmdale cities of  the Antelope Valley, California. In 2012 a member of the Poccet Hood Crips was featured in The Antelope Valley Times, Most Wanted AV Parolees.

Coolio (rapper), was believed by many to be affiliated with the Corner Poccet Crips. However, Coolio was actually associated with the Mona Park Compton Crips.

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