Dennis “DJ” Hernandez, brother of late soccer player Aaron Hernandez, was arrested Thursday, March 23, in Bristol, Connecticut. After being accused of throwing bricks at ESPN headquarters.
According to documents received by the police from TMZThe DJ arrives at the building in an Uber and tries to get through the door but is ignored. He then threw a brick wrapped in a plastic bag and a sticky note.
The text reads: “To all the media. It’s time for all of you to recognize the impact of the media on every member of your family. Because you are a global leader You may lead the way in delivering brick-and-mortar media and messages. clean!”
according to the police The note was signed, “Sincerely, Dennis J. Hernandez”
DJ’s younger brother, Aaron, played for the New England Patriots until he was arrested for the 2013 murder of his teammate Odin Lloyd. He was convicted of first-degree murder in 2015 and sentenced to life in prison. In 2017, he was found dead in his cell. His death was a suicide.
just five days before his death Aaron was acquitted by a jury of double murder.
Aaron’s murder trial and subsequent conviction received extensive media coverage. He was the subject of the Wondery podcast in 2018. Gladiators: Aaron Hernandez & Football, Inc.And in January 2020, Netflix released a true crime documentary. Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron HernandezDiscovery Investigations also aired a documentary about his crimes titled Aaron Hernandez: The ID Murder Mystery.
The DJ has been arrested for second-degree breach of the peace and is due to appear in court on April 13, according to TMZHe is scheduled to appear in court on April 6 for a separate incident in Cheshire, Connecticut on March 8. His mother asked him to undergo a mental evaluation on an arrest warrant.