Cops say Aaron Hernandez‘s brother, Dennis “D.J.” Hernandez, skilled a bipolar episode lower than three weeks earlier than his ESPN arrest … one which resulted in a wild police chase by means of Connecticut roadways.
All of it allegedly went down on March 8 — simply 15 days earlier than he was accused of hurling a brick at ESPN’s headquarters in Bristol — when cops say they tried to cease D.J. in his silver Hyundai as he was driving by means of Cheshire.
Based on the Cheshire Police Division, D.J. was driving erratically and at excessive charges of pace — at one level touring by means of grass fields in entrance of the Cheshire Correctional Establishment.
However, police say after they tried to tug him over … D.J. blew by means of a pink gentle and misplaced officers.
Based on police paperwork, obtained by TMZ Sports activities, cops made contact with D.J.’s mom — Terri Hernandez — a short while later … they usually say she instructed them the 36-year-old former UConn soccer participant had “been performing very unusual and he or she believed he wanted to be mentally evaluated at a hospital.”
Finally, police paperwork present, the Bristol Police Dept. was in a position to take D.J. into custody “after a short foot chase.” Cops stated within the docs D.J. was having a bipolar episode … and instructed them he had been driving throughout Connecticut making an attempt to get arrested as a result of “he now not needed to remain at his mother’s home.”
Cops say he was dedicated to the Bristol Hospital on a Police Emergency Examination Request.
D.J. — who modified his title to Jonathan after Aaron’s homicide conviction — was finally hit with 5 legal costs over the incident, together with reckless driving and fascinating police in pursuit. He is due in courtroom for a listening to on the matter in mid-April.
As we reported, on March 23, simply over two weeks following the March 8 incident, D.J. was arrested once more after he allegedly threw a white bag that contained a brick and a handwritten word at ESPN’s campus.
He is going through a cost of breach of peace in that case — with a courtroom date slated for early April.