Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra has pleaded guilty to three counts stemming from a bankruptcy fraud case in Los Angeles.
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.
For some reason, we always expect the newly rich to live well, not well beyond their means. But the 1986 Mets were ultimately the latter, and yet another one of their studs has been put to pasture.
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.
After asking a judge to let him attend, Dykstra was granted permission to cross state lines for the service at Christ Fellowship Church in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Lenny Dykstra whiffed in an attempt to get a restraining order against a man the former baseball player allowed to run his Twitter account and claims is now threatening his finances and freedom.
Rich Coutinho believes that Sandy Alderson did what best for the Mets’ long-term plans by not giving into Jose Reyes’ demands and looking to the future.
Lenny Dykstra claims Jose Canseco ruined his baseball career. And the former New York Mets outfielder plans to seek retribution in the boxing ring.
In exchange for changing his plea, prosecutors dropped more than a dozen charges against Dykstra, shortening the possible jail time he faces by eight years.
Dykstra is accused of finding victims by placing online ads seeking personal assistants or housekeepers. He allegedly exposed himself to women who responded to the ads on several occasions between 2009 and 2011.
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.
An out-of-sorts Lenny Dykstra appeared in a Los Angeles federal courtroom on Monday where he entered his plea in a federal case where he’s accused of embezzling money from a bankruptcy estate — while flanked by a new attorney, a deputy federal public defender.
Where former 1986 Mets star Lenny Dykstra goes, bad news seems to follow. Dykstra, 48, was charged on Monday with 25 misdemeanor and felony counts of grand theft auto, attempted grand theft auto, identity theft and other crimes.
Dwight Gooden wasn’t the only troubled 1986 Mets great to grace Dr. Drew’s “Celebrity Rehab.” According to Dr. K, Lenny Dykstra made an uninvited appearance to try and break his former teammate out.
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