VIDEO of Pinal County Inmate Attacking Guard So He Could Stay in Jail
Since our earlier post about a Pinal County jail inmate who beat up a detention officer so he could remain in custody and hopefully avoid a "hit" put out on him by a Mexican drug cartel, we got our hands on some video of the attack. It's pretty wild.
Last week, Alexandro Guerrero, 26, was scheduled to be released from a Pinal County jail where he'd been serving time for a failure-to-comply warrant out of Yuma. But Guerrero claims there is a "hit" out on him from the "Los Zetas" drug cartel -- so he punched a detention officer in the face and attacked him while he was on the ground with the hope that it would allow him to remain in jail.
Get all the details here, and check out the video below.
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