Where film stars and millionaires do their best to avoid the dealers and gangsters. On his return to the neighborhood, a couple of corrupt cops frame him for homicide. Tenpenny is a corrupt police officer of the Los Santos Police Department (LSPD) and a member of C. When CJ and his brother Sweet are arrested by the police following a gunfight with the Ballas, Tenpenny and Pulaski kidnap CJ to ensure that he can keep working for them. During this meeting, Tenpenny hits Hernandez in the back of the head with a shovel for reporting C. After CJ kills Big Smoke, Tenpenny shows up with a shotgun and a suitcase full of drug money.CJ is forced on a journey that takes him across the entire state of San Andreas, to save his family and to take control of the streets. Frank Tenpenny is the primary antagonist in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. They leave him in the countryside with orders to kill an FBI witness. He has plans to flee the city by plane with the help of some new recruits in the force who are ready for him to "open their eyes" to his way of thinking.Many high-profile celebrities have voiced these characters in the game including crime film veterans, Samuel L. Prior to the events of the game, Tenpenny and his associate, Eddie Pulaski force their new recruit, Jimmy Hernandez to murder their colleague, Officer Ralph Pendelbury after Pendelbury tries to expose their corruption.Jackson, James Woods, Frank Vincent and Peter Fonda and prominent west coast rappers, MC Eiht, Ice-T, Frost and The Game. Tenpenny also forms an alliance with the Ballas and he convinces Big Smoke to betray the Grove Street Families. to Internal Affairs and leaves CJ with the task of digging a grave for Hernandez and himself whilst being held at gunpoint by Pulaski.Game Pro ranks Frank Tenpenny 35th on their list of most diabolical video game villains of all time, saying “You gotta respect a guy who takes a stand and says, ‘No, man.We can't all just get along.’” Melvin "Big Smoke" Harris is an antagonist in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. Big Smoke is introduced as a high-ranking member of the Grove Street Families and one of CJ's childhood friends.
As the others walk away from Tenpenny, CJ approaches him slowly, taps his dead body with his foot, and says sarcastically, "See you around... According to the in-game talk radio station WCTR, Tenpenny's body is later found brutally mutilated and stripped by the homeless.With his dying breath, Big Smoke boasts, "Everyone´s gonna remember my name, Big Smoke!" In earlier previews of San Andreas, Smoke was seen wearing a white basketball jersey with no hat; his design was changed in the final version.His wounds leave him unable to defend himself but CJ arrives and fights off the attackers.However, the police surround and arrest them both as the Ballas clear out.
Five years ago Carl Johnson escaped from the pressures of life in Los Santos, San Andreas ... Tenpenny and his associates confront Carl "CJ" Johnson shortly after his return to Los Santos. Sometime later, Tenpenny is charged for racketeering, corruption, possession and use of narcotics and numerous sexual assaults.