Former Main League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra reportedly pleaded responsible Friday to a diminished cost associated to a weird 2018 battle with an Uber driver.
In Could 2018, an Uber driver in Linden, New Jersey informed police that Dykstra, 56, positioned a weapon to his head and threatened to kill him. Police mentioned an investigation did not reveal a gun, however did present marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy in Dykstra’s possession. He was subsequently charged with making third-degree terroristic threats and drug possession.
On Friday, a New Jersey choose diminished the terroristic risk expenses to a petty disorderly individual offense, and likewise dropped the drug possession expenses towards Dykstra. The previous New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies participant pleaded responsible to the diminished disorderly individual cost and can serve no jail time. As a substitute he’ll pay a positive.
The drug expenses towards Dykstra had been dropped after his lawyer argued that the search was illegally carried out by New Jersey police as a result of they didn’t inform Dykstra that he had the fitting to refuse the search.
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It was about Three:30 a.m. when the Uber driver, 47-year-old Brian Lutty, reportedly sped right into a car parking zone adjoining to a police station and honked a number of instances to get officers’ consideration. The motive force fled from his automotive, however ultimately informed police that Dykstra allegedly threatened him after he refused the baseball participant’s request to alter his vacation spot.
Dykstra, then again, accused the Uber driver of kidnapping him.
“My lawyer did an awesome job of presenting the info,” Dykstra mentioned, in response to NJ.com. “I’m comfortable this chapter of my life is behind me.”
Dykstra, a Three-time MLB All-Star and World Sequence Champion, has had a large number of felony instances filed towards him previously, a few of which stay open. He is at present going through accusations that he has been illegally renting out rooms in his Linden, New Jersey dwelling.
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In 2009, he filed for chapter and in 2012 admitted to looting valuables from his $18 million California dwelling and secretly promoting them. That very same 12 months, he pleaded responsible to 3 felonies associated to destroying almost half 1,000,000 price of things which ought to have been included in his chapter submitting and was sentenced to six-and-a-half months in jail. In 2015, he was accused of stealing $50,000 in jewellery from a pornstar.
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He has additionally been accused of sexual misconduct a number of instances.
Fox Information’ Lucia I. Suarez Sang contributed to this report.