1. [late 19C; 1990s+] to steal.
2. [late 19C+] (UK Und.) to arrest; thus claimed, under arrest.
3. [1990s+] (US black gang, also claim the ’hood) to claim membership in a gang.
4. [2000s] to choose a victim.
SE in slang uses
[1970s] (US black) the money given by a prostitute, to initiate and cement her relationship with a new pimp.