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Ex-Patriot Aaron Hernandez Officially Charged with Murder
Fox News ^ | 6/26/2013 | Edmund DeMarche

Posted on 06/26/2013 1:18:31 PM PDT by rikkir

Aaron Hernandez, the former star New England Patriot tight end who has been at the center of a police investigation since a body was found near his Massachusetts home, was charged Wednesday with the murder of a semi-professional football player.

Hernandez, who reportedly pleaded not guilty to six charges that included murder and other weapons charges, did not react inside the Attleboro District courtroom, which was filled with journalists, victim family members and court officers.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/06/26/former-new-england-patriot-aaron-hernandez-charged-with-murder/#ixzz2XM69ALAh

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Music/Entertainment; Society; Sports
KEYWORDS: football; hernandez; murder; patriots; thugs
Another waste of talent. Treated different their whole life, these guys think they can get away with anything.
1 posted on 06/26/2013 1:18:31 PM PDT by rikkir
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To: rikkir

Gee he is an ex already.....


2 posted on 06/26/2013 1:21:00 PM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 The land of entitlement for the 51% crowd.)
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To: rikkir

The Ravens will eventually pick him up. /s


3 posted on 06/26/2013 1:21:49 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: ncfool

Yeah, they released him 2 hrs after he was booked. I’m surprised it took that long.


4 posted on 06/26/2013 1:22:31 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: rikkir

A white hispanic?


5 posted on 06/26/2013 1:22:41 PM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: ncfool

Yep he was released by the Pats 2 hours after being arrested. Several hours before being charged. Team must have seen something we haven’t.


6 posted on 06/26/2013 1:23:09 PM PDT by rikkir (Islam is evil...There, that should get DOJ interested in my cell phone!)
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To: rikkir
Yep he was released by the Pats 2 hours after being arrested.

And yet Josh Brent is still officially with the Cowboys.

7 posted on 06/26/2013 1:23:46 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: rikkir

Is this not proof that there is a God and he really likes Tebow?


8 posted on 06/26/2013 1:25:10 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: dfwgator

Some teams don’t tolerate any of it. After the Rae Carruth incident my Carolina Panthers put a morals clause in the players contracts. They get no chances. One arrest and they’re gone!


9 posted on 06/26/2013 1:26:15 PM PDT by rikkir (Islam is evil...There, that should get DOJ interested in my cell phone!)
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To: longfellow

The irony is, without Hernandez, Tebow wouldn’t have been as big of a deal while at Florida, Hernandez was a huge part of their offense.


10 posted on 06/26/2013 1:26:17 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: rikkir

Is it immoral to be arrested?


11 posted on 06/26/2013 1:27:36 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: rikkir

why did they advertise that he was a suspect for a week before arresting him?


12 posted on 06/26/2013 1:30:01 PM PDT by schm0e ("we are in the midst of a coup.")
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To: morphing libertarian

Not what I’m saying, and I used the term generically. Point is, if they are involved in anything that leads to their arrest, they’re gone, no 2nd, and 3rd chances.
Right or wrong, I think Jerry Richardson got his point across.


13 posted on 06/26/2013 1:32:27 PM PDT by rikkir (Islam is evil...There, that should get DOJ interested in my cell phone!)
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To: rikkir

You can take the hood out of the barrio but ...


14 posted on 06/26/2013 1:35:37 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: longfellow

Tebow is not a tight end. You don’t just get a crash course in playing the position then excel at it in the NFL.

Hernandez is a huge loss on the field for the Pats. Tebow does not compensate for that.


15 posted on 06/26/2013 1:36:00 PM PDT by over3Owithabrain
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To: rikkir

This just shows to go you how dumb I am.

In all my life I never knew there was a charge of murder of a semi-professional Football Player.

Does that carry a heavier penalty than just murdering a couch potato?


16 posted on 06/26/2013 1:37:30 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: rikkir

That would seem to indicate that Pats management was tipped off in advance that the cops had really overwhelming evidence.


17 posted on 06/26/2013 1:39:37 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: rikkir

Actually I thought you said if you are arrested you’re off the team.

My friend and I were leaving the Sacramento Airport in the early 80s. The cops swooped on him and arrested him.

He and I were peace officers coming to Sac to do some training.

He was released a few hours later when it was discovered he look liked a suspect wanted by the Oakland PD and the cips were told he was on the flught we took.

Anytime someone is “punished” for being arrested, I hesitate a little before I agree.

In your follow-up you said the circumstances in which he was arrested. I can agree that a college or team could have rules that you should avoid certain circumstances. For instance everyone at the party is doing drugs, well, get out as soon as you realize.

I worked with a guy of the negroid persuasion when I went to work in prison. He remained in the old neighborhood in which he grew up on the cusp between Willowbrook and Compton in LA. His mom and aunt lived in the same house and he wanted to be near the family.

He was constantly detained and arrested a couple of times for being outside while black, usually walking home ater organizing sports for the neighborhood kids. He missed work one day and his wife said he was in jail. Actually he was in a detention cell at the nearby precinct. The phone call inquiry from our superintendent got him out.

I hope you would not impose morals charges against him and fire him.


18 posted on 06/26/2013 1:43:55 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: morphing libertarian

They have used some common sense in enforcement. We had special teams guy (Jarrod Cooper) good player, got arrested for DUI, and they found painkillers in the car. He said he was innocent, and the team took no action pending the trial.
Of course 2 weeks later he was pulled over again, and this time they found pot in the car, so he was gone after that.


19 posted on 06/26/2013 1:50:30 PM PDT by rikkir (Islam is evil...There, that should get DOJ interested in my cell phone!)
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To: rikkir

LOL also a pain killer no doubt.

Best wishes.

Anytime you need more arrest stories just ping me.


20 posted on 06/26/2013 1:53:30 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: over3Owithabrain
I am glad the Patriots released him.

Best thing for the team and the organization. They take a huge salary cap hit, but they will treat it like a career ending injury and be done with it and move ahead.

I am a Patriots fan, and while I very much appreciated Hernandez as a talented athlete, I didn't like his attitude from the beginning. He was a trash-talking, show-boating punk, and I detest that in athletics. Not to say other players don't do it (they do) but there was something about the player that irritated me when he did it. This picture is an example:

It was a nice, heads-up play and good athletic move, but as he danced down the sideline just ahead of the defensive player, he was showboating and trash talking before he even got to the endzone. Now, it is a cool picture and a good play, but...I hate this stuff.

The defensive player took exception, and while I know defensive backs have to have a thicker skin, I understood the response completely. To be honest, I understood completely why the Patriots signed Gronkowski the way they did, I did not understand the Hernandez signing. Gronk will be fine, but Hernandez has shown himself to be injury prone (in a way different from Gronkowski...a broken bone or a nasty ankle bent sideways is obvious)

I know Hernandez is not proven guilty, yet. But I am glad to see the Patriots cut ties with him as speedily as they did once he was formally charged.

21 posted on 06/26/2013 1:59:09 PM PDT by rlmorel (Silence: The New Hate Speech)
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To: morphing libertarian

I understand your point, but I don’t have an issue with the Patriots releasing him. Hernandez is free to pursue a career with any other team that wants him, apparently no strings attached.

He can still practice his livelihood, that is, if any team takes him up on it.


22 posted on 06/26/2013 2:01:47 PM PDT by rlmorel (Silence: The New Hate Speech)
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To: rlmorel

I am only addressing the earlier statement about automatically dismissing someone who is arrested.

When we had someone arrested, we initiated an administrative investigation and took action if we found anything.


23 posted on 06/26/2013 2:05:52 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: rlmorel; All

Fearless prediction: Faced with overwhelming evidence against him, and willing to try anything to avoid life in prison, Hernandez will plead NOT GUILT BY REASON OF INSANITY, and claim that multiple concussions he suffered while playing football in high school, college, and the NFL led to brain damage which resulted in poor impulse control.


24 posted on 06/26/2013 2:08:00 PM PDT by ken5050 (Due to all the WH scandals, MSNBC is changing its slogan from "Lean Forward" to "BOHICA")
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To: rikkir

News here in Cleveland, said he pumped 3 or 4 shots inti the vitim, then stood over him and fired two more shots.


25 posted on 06/26/2013 2:19:58 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Venturer
You have to reorient your thinking. There was a time when all individuals were considered equal in the eyes of the law. Then, murder was murder. That was then. Now we live in the world of political correctness, the world of obama worship, the world of the feminized male, the world ruled by homosexuals and perverts. The more perverse, the higher the status. In the now world, the lives of individuals have different values. To illustrate: The life of a politician or judge; extremely [intheir opinion] valuable. The life of a State Official, including police, very vaulable. The life of an entainer,including athlets, valuable. The life of what is considered to be a "normal " individual, not so valuable. The life of a unborn child, worthless.

On November 4, 2008, the above process begin to excelerate., on November 6, 2012, the afterburners to this process were lit. Between 2012 and 2014 in the Year of Our Lord, rocket engines were added to the process and the excelleration will be fanastic..until we self destruct.

26 posted on 06/26/2013 2:29:08 PM PDT by sport
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To: morphing libertarian

Ah. I agree with you, then.


27 posted on 06/26/2013 2:44:18 PM PDT by rlmorel (Silence: The New Hate Speech)
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To: ken5050

...And I further predict that in keeping with the ruling by the court today, the NFL will complete their plan to totally effeminate the game of football, tackling will be made a penalty, and they will hang rainbow flags on the belts of the players. Quarterbacks will officially have to play in skirts from this point forward. “Going under Center” will take on a whole new meaning!!
I think I just threw up in my mouth a little...


28 posted on 06/26/2013 3:07:06 PM PDT by rikkir (Islam is evil...There, that should get DOJ interested in my cell phone!)
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To: rikkir
...And I further predict that in keeping with the ruling by the court today, the NFL will complete their plan to totally effeminate the game of football, tackling will be made a penalty, and they will hang rainbow flags on the belts of the players. Quarterbacks will officially have to play in skirts from this point forward. “Going under Center” will take on a whole new meaning!!


29 posted on 06/26/2013 3:11:47 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: rikkir
“Going under Center” will take on a whole new meaning!!

So will: "It's up! It's good!"

30 posted on 06/26/2013 3:15:12 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: GreenHornet

31 posted on 06/26/2013 3:16:33 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: rikkir

In other news...

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cleveland Browns have cut undrafted rookie defensive lineman Ausar Walcott after he was charged with attempted murder Tuesday.

If you lie down with dogs, etc., etc., ...


32 posted on 06/26/2013 3:24:24 PM PDT by rikkir (Islam is evil...There, that should get DOJ interested in my cell phone!)
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To: dfwgator

” I used to be a “tight end”, but now I’m a “wide receiver”!


33 posted on 06/26/2013 3:26:32 PM PDT by rikkir (Islam is evil...There, that should get DOJ interested in my cell phone!)
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To: rikkir

Maybe it raised suspicions when he hired a crew for spring housecleaning the day after the murder.


34 posted on 06/26/2013 3:27:07 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: johniegrad

I think finding the security system, and his cell phone smashed helped also!

That stuff would have been swimming in Boston Harbor if I was trying to hide something!


35 posted on 06/26/2013 3:30:20 PM PDT by rikkir (Islam is evil...There, that should get DOJ interested in my cell phone!)
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To: rikkir

Agreed. I was being cynical.


36 posted on 06/26/2013 3:32:48 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: rikkir
Team must have seen something we haven’t.

Not really, just doing the right thing. There's no need for them to take on the burden of supporting this guy in the press for the next year or two until he finally goes to trial.

Throw out the trash before it stinks up the garage...........

As a side note, I read that this guy had a 40 million dollar contract.........40 or 4, it really doesn't matter, this guy was making more than I did in my entire working life. What a waste........

37 posted on 06/26/2013 3:43:46 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This space for rent)
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To: rikkir

I’ve been watching this story unfold all day. I confess that I never liked him. Now I know why.


38 posted on 06/26/2013 3:45:48 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
That would seem to indicate that Pats management was tipped off in advance that the cops had really overwhelming evidence.

No it wouldn't, this has been in the news for a few days now........their "zero tolerance" policy was implemented.

39 posted on 06/26/2013 3:48:43 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This space for rent)
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To: over3Owithabrain

Imho, he’s nowhere near the loss of Gronk (injury-still a member of the team) and Welker (left-contract dispute).


40 posted on 06/26/2013 3:50:02 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: sport

You are right Sport.

The world is a changing place. being over 70 and on a pension, my life is worse that worthless, because I am considered a burden. We will all find out who is worth what in a couple of years when Obamacare fully kicks in and the Affirmative Action people hired to determine my worth go thumbs down on my Health care.


41 posted on 06/26/2013 3:51:57 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: rikkir

The Patriot’s signing of Hernandez’ College football partner Tebow occurred just before all of this.......

....is that a sign that New England was already having serious trouble with Hernandez’ attitudes and were hoping a little Tebow-Time might straighten him out?


42 posted on 06/26/2013 3:52:54 PM PDT by cookcounty (IRS = Internal Revenge Service.)
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To: morphing libertarian
hope you would not impose morals charges against him and fire him.

Not in his case but I would if he was one of my pro football players who is an ambassador of my team and subject to my "zero tolerance" rules.

I don't want to have to spend the next six months to forever trying to explain to the press why I kept him on the team.

It's his problem, not mine. Once he gets it straightened out then he can come back........Pretty simple really.

43 posted on 06/26/2013 3:54:25 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This space for rent)
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To: Hot Tabasco

You can keep, him out of ,su,er camp next month until the da decides what to do.


44 posted on 06/26/2013 4:34:55 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: Venturer

My FRiend, it seemed to me like everything changed November 5, 2008. Up was down, wrong was right, black was white. I don’t like it but that is the way it appeared to me. I ,too am several years over 70. And knowing what is ahead, I thank the Good Lord every day that I am not 20. They have no idea of the misery that they inflicted upon themselves on November 4, 2008 and reaffirmed November 6, 2012. But they will find out.


45 posted on 06/26/2013 5:24:49 PM PDT by sport
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To: sport

Yes: The next ten years are going to be hard.

I feel sorry for my kids and Grandkids..

We have allowed the greatest country in the world to become a swamp thanks to political correctness and liberalism.


46 posted on 06/26/2013 5:37:50 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: rikkir

Does this mean he’s qualified to run for office as a democrat?


47 posted on 06/26/2013 8:05:19 PM PDT by donaldo
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To: over3Owithabrain

hernandez is a punk who got lucky and the pats were right to dump his ass, another great role model for kids.

So what if he isn’t a tight end, he wasn’t a quarterback either.


48 posted on 06/27/2013 7:32:44 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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