Arrest Made in Alleged Brick Attack at ESPN Headquarters

The brother of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez was arrested for throwing a brick and cryptic note at ESPN’s headquarters in Bristol, CT.

Dennis John Hernandez, known as D.J., was charged with breach of peace in the second degree after throwing a white plastic bag containing a brick and note at the building. According to TMZ Sports, the message read: “To all media outlets. It’s about time you all realeyes (sic) the affect media has on all family members. Since you’re a world wide leader maybe you could lead how media and messages are delivered brick by brick. Clean it up!”

Bristol Police Department was called to perform a welfare check on D.J. after he allegedly said he wanted to smash windows at ESPN’s headquarters and the State Capital. He arrived in an Uber and was turned away by security before the alleged incident.

D.J. Hernandez is due to appear in court on April 6 at 9 a.m. His brother, Aaron Hernandez, was a former star tight end for the New England Patriots and was found guilty in 2015 for the killing of Odin L. Lloyd. He died by suicide in 2017 while serving a life sentence without parole.