"This dynamic is simply untenable!" Hernandez's lawyers said in their court filing Thursday.
Hernandez's lawyers also argued that their client has had his right to privacy violated, and that because he is also charged in a separate murder case in Suffolk County, they currently have to drive too far back and forth to meet with him in jail.
He wants to move to a jail closer to Boston.
Hernandez's defense team alleges that Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson has exploited Hernandez for publicity and self-promotion.
The filing also claims that Hernandez has had his right to privacy violated.
NECN spoke with Hodgson, who denies the allegations.
"It's just absolutely not true," said Hodgson. "We're doing exactly what we would be doing with anyone else that's in our custody."Additionally, court documents show that former Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes was on Hernandez's jailhouse phone list
. Hernandez also asked that Maurkice Pouncey of the Pittsburgh Steelers be added.
His fiance, Shayanna Jenkins, and his high school friend, Ryan McDonnell, also appeared on a jailhouse visit list.Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was back in court Wednesday morning over a technicality.
appeared in a Fall River, Massachusetts, courtroom while attorneys discussed whether or
not an affidavit was attached when a search warrant was signed and when
it was executed.
Massachusetts State Police Trooper Michael
Sherven took the stand. He said he showed the search warrant to
Hernandez when investigators searched his North Attleboro home a year
ago. Sherven said the warrant was with the affidavit at all times.
defense said the affidavit filed in the application for the warrant
mentions that police were looking for GPS evidence, but the actual
search warrant does not mention GPS evidence.
The judge said she will take the issue under advisement. Hernandez was in court Monday for a hearing in the murder case of Odin Lloyd
, a semi-pro football player from North Attleboro, Massachusetts.Defense
attorneys say prosecutors have failed to show probable cause that the
former New England Patriots player killed Lloyd or even took part in the
A tentative trial date of Oct. 6 has been set in
the Lloyd murder case. The judge did not immediately rule on the motion
to dismiss the murder charge.
In a separate case, Hernandez on Monday pleaded not guilty to assaulting an inmate and threatening a guard.Hernandez is accused of punching Andrew Booker
while Booker was allegedly in handcuffs. Additionally, a correctional officer handing out food said Hernandez
threatened to shoot and kill his family when he got out of jail after
the officer allegedly refused to give him more food.
Hernandez is also charged in a 2012 drive-by shooting in Boston which killed two men.
Abreu and Safiro Furtado were both shot to death while they were
stopped at a red light as they left the Cure Lounge in Boston's Theatre
District.In May, Hernandez pleaded not guilty to those murders.
Prosecutors say that the shooting was sparked over a spilled drink inside the club that made Hernandez feel disrespected.
Hernandez is being held without bail.For up-to-the-minute news and weather, be sure to follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.