'''Poncho''' was scheduled to be a character in the [[3D Universe]] who was dropped during the development of [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]. Poncho was scheduled to be an ally of [[Frank Tenpenny]] who was in trouble with [[Los Santos Police Department|LSPD]] [[Officer Carver]]. Tenpenny sends [[Carl Johnson]] to kill Carver (during the mission [[Doberman]]) and to save Poncho from being arrested, believing that Poncho will talk.
His name is likely to be a reference to Officer Francis "Ponch" Poncherello, portrayed by actor [[:wp:Erik Estrada|Erik Estrada]], on the television show ''[[:wp:CHiPs|CHiPs]]''.
*[http://www.gamefaqs.com/ps2/914983-grand-theft-auto-san-andreas/faqs/39957 "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" Hidden Text FAQ by RARusk on GameFAQs]
[[Category:Characters in GTA San Andreas]]
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