An ex-con has revealed how criminals smuggled drugs and phones into prison – detailing when a fellow inmate died after swallowing synthetic marijuana, also known as K2.
The Florida Convictwho did not reveal his real name but goes by his nickname, Viking, gained more than 569,000 followers on TikTok after sharing his thoughts on what the prison system is all about.
Viking has already made headlines after making a viral video detailing what happens to different types of criminals in prison.
He spent three years in juvenile detention and six years in prison for burglary of a dwelling, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and three counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription.
The convict, who did not share his name online but goes by his nickname, Viking, from Florida, revealed how criminals insinuate drugs and phones in prison
He spent six years in prison for burglary of a home, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and three counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription.
But Viking has since turned his life around and is sharing the truth about his life behind bars. Recently, he detailed the extreme lengths he has seen fellow inmates take to obtain drugs or phones using people on the outside or “rogue guards.”
In the video, which has been viewed over 175,000 times, the convict revealed he “did not see any hard drugs before entering the prison system”.
He explained that in one instance, a cellmate’s girlfriend brought K2 on his visit and “set him up inside her” and smuggled him out into the bathroom.
She would then put the drugs in balloons into a package of Skittles acquired by the cellmate.
“It looks like he’s eating candy, but he’s actually swallowing balloons. That motherfucker I guess they didn’t roll the ball right…and ended up opening half [an] ounce of K2 in his stomach,” Viking recalled.
“The guy ended up having seizures and ended up dying.”
Regarding the phones, he revealed that several times it was the officers who provided cell phones to the prisoners in exchange for money.
“You also have to remember that the prison industrial complex is the biggest money-making machine for some of these towns,” Viking said.
He detailed the extreme lengths he saw fellow inmates take to obtain drugs or phones using people on the outside or “rogue guards”.
“So imagine growing up in a city where you’re either a cop or a military man or you work in a prison.”
He then said that the same phone that would cost you $200 “outside” would cost “$1000 or $2000 inside”.
“So if you think these rogue guards beating inmate shit, killing inmates, well, you don’t think they want an extra $100,000 of tax-free money.
“The guards are bringing bottles of vodka, and I’m talking about bottles of water, I’ve seen it all.”
The convict also noted that passing items through officers is “the second biggest way” to get something inside.
“So you have this prison wallet. So some guys have a low enough guard to get out of the gate, or there are drops,’ he explained.
He added that people often pass through the “Louis Vuitton prison”, which sees inmates being given items through officers.
“Suppose an officer says, ‘Hey, I’m accidentally going to drop something here, have one of your mules fetch it.’ They call this prison Louis Vuitton, I know it’s dirty but I’ve seen guys put six or seven cell phones in their loot.
At the end of his video, he explained that Florida prisons are all about “money and power.”