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CHI WEST

PEOPLE

ALL WHITE / SOME LATINO

SKUNK WITH A DERBY HAT WITH A FLOWER IN IT - HOLDING A TOMMY GUN /

SHIELD WITH "C" AND "W"

CW  /  CWN

BLACK  /  BLUE

SKUNK STANDS ALONE

NO LONGER ACTIVE


Chi West has one of the most crazy stories out there. They were the most vicious white street gang out there. Many cases were closed on many gang killings, and shooting that I believe were done by Chi west and the C-notes.Them being on American Most Wanted said it all.Guys in them gangs never got caught.These gangs had mob ties which made them very dangerous.I was asked by Chi-WEST to leave this shit alone.A Chi West member and 2 C-Notes were murdered and found in trunks of cars. I believe they were tricks or were not trusted , so they were shut up permanently by both gangs. Chi West fought with the C-notes a few times over small things, but there was secret dealing among these two clubs. I banged with both these clubs together and they take business very seriously. I walked away from some of them, as they were to crazy for me. Many of there members were in prison for more than one murders. Most beat there cases as they don't leave witnesses.Chi West, Lawndale Gaylord's,and the C-notes were pretty close during the 1970's.There was alway this thing about who was badder. There was competition over it, this including fighting over the girls in Lennie's. I recall the Gaylord's racing to get the enemies before Chi-West got to them first. It sometime felt like the Navy Seals and the Army Rangers, and Delta force were all drinking in the same bar.Something is alway going to happen.No one would back down, and no one would try stopping it when it went up for grabs. Yet when we fought together, we were one large force and were unstoppable once we started.The Jousters, White Knight, Playboys, Symon City Royals, Popes,Rice boys,C-notes, Gaylord's,Ventures, PVC,Royal Capri's,Howard Street Greasers, etc were all there at Lennie's trying to have there spot and control at Lane, Foreman, Roosevelt and Proser.The U.F.O. ran these schools for years until in fighting got out of control among all of us. Chi-West turn into a criminal enterprise. Murder for hire, home evasion, extortion, and robbing drug deals with a few cops was there MO. Chi- West is still around, but it not a street gang. It consist of older men that still get together for drinks and family outing.They prefer to but this shit pass them. Just like us Gaylords there family men now with good jobs and a well balanced life.My time with Chi West as a member was interesting to say the lease.IF they ever read this they will laugh and say , I was eating to many wolf cookies.

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This Gang is NO LONGER ACTIVE old known locations are listed below

Chicago & Western
Maplewood & Charleston