Grand theft auto
Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra has been sentenced to nine months in jail after pleading no contest to charges that he exposed himself to women he met on Craigslist and assaulted one.
Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra was sentenced Monday to three years in state prison in a grand theft auto case. Los Angeles County superior court judge Cynthia Ulfig sentenced Dykstra after refusing to allow him to withdraw a no-contest plea.
Dykstra may be sentenced Monday if a judge rejects his motion to withdraw a no-contest plea on charges of grand theft auto and providing a false financial statement.
Former 1986 Mets star Lenny Dykstra entered his not guilty plea Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior Court and remains in jail on $500,000 bail. He is scheduled to return to court July 11.
Former Mets star Lenny Dykstra, jailed on grand theft auto and drug possession charges, proclaimed his innocence on Monday. “Of course I’m not guilty,” Dykstra told the New York Daily News. “The car got stolen alright — stolen by them.”