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Prison report details how Aaron Hernandez was a nightmare inmate

May 6, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Prison report details how Aaron Hernandez was a nightmare inmate

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Aaron Hernandez accumulated approximately one dozen disciplinary offenses in prison — including fights and for possessing a metal shiv — and told prison guards, “this place ain’t s— to me.” a prison report revealed.

According to a  death report released Friday, Hernandez had a gang profile, which listed him as a Bloods and was disciplined for having “STG” paraphernalia, which stands for Security Threat Group, a euphemism for gangs.

Roughly one month after the former Patriots tight end was thrown behind bars for murder, a corrections officer needed to check him for marks and bruises, CNN reported.

However, Hernandez had barricaded the door to his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, making it difficult for the guard to enter

When he finally broke through, the guard noticed redness on Hernandez’s knuckles and elbow. As the officer escorted him to Hernandez to be examined by medical personnel, he grew “agitated and insolent.”

“You are making up s—,” Hernandez told the guard. “This place ain’t s— to me,” he yelled after the checkup. “I’ll run this place and keep running s—.”

Prison records show Hernandez had over a dozen disciplinary offenses while he was incarcerated.

The details were documented in a lengthy prison discipline record on the former football star, which CNN obtained via a request for public records.

Hernandez was serving a life sentence since 2015 when he was found guilty of the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd. He hanged himself in his jail cell on April 19th, mere days after being acquitted in another double homicide trial.

He racked up about a dozen disciplinary offenses between May 2015 and October 2016 — including three fights, two smoking-related incidents, two prison tattoos, and possessing of a roughly 6-inch metal shiv.

The red marks on Hernandez came from a fight in his cell on in May 2015, one of several brawls he got into during his time in prison.

He pleaded guilty to fighting and conduct disrupting the normal operation of the jail — but the 6-foot-1, 245-pounder got in trouble three months later when he was transferred to a new unit.

He started putting his stuff in the cell when another prisoner was seen on surveillance footage trying to shake his hand. Hernandez returned the gesture by punching his new cellmate.

Aaron Hernandez was serving a life sentence  at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center for the murder of Odin Lloyd 

Guards were forced to utilize a chemical agent to stop the fight and were forced to separate the two men.

In a follow-up report, the fight was described as “an ongoing feud” between parties. The report said the two were “known to feud with each other within the institution.”

In December 2015, a search of Hernandez’s property revealed a 5¾-inch piece of metal sharpened to a point, with a fabric handle and a wrist chain.

Hernandez’s final citation for fighting came in June 2016, when authorities said he and another prisoner exchanged blows outside their cell.

Hernandez was placed in “disciplinary detention” for five days, and all visitation privileges from his family and friends were terminated for 45 days.

Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his cell after taking his own life back on April 19th

He also was punished for tattoo-related transgressions.

When he appeared in court in May 2015, he had a new tattoo on his neck with the words “Lifetime Loyalty.”

He pleaded guilty to being tattooed while behind bars, a violation of policy, but got another tattoo on his neck that July and was punished again.

In July 2015, an officer carrying out an afternoon “cell decorum” check discovered a curtain dangling from the top bunk of his cell, and another draped across the door that blocked a view into the cell.

Aaron Hernandez lost 15 days of cafeteria privileges for the violation, which was extremely similar to the scene a different officer came upon on April 19th, when he noticed a sheet hanging in front of Hernandez’s cell door.

The guard warned to remove the sheet or acknowledge the order, the Worcester County district attorney’s report on Hernandez’s death indicated.

After there was no response, the guard adjusted the sheet and found Hernandez hanging naked from a sheet fastened to the window. The door was jammed shut with cardboard.

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