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Offbeat Lenny Dykstra says Uber driver kidnapped him

21:36  08 june  2018
21:36  08 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Perpetually-troubled ex-Mets star Lenny Dykstra was busted before dawn Wednesday after putting a weapon to the head of an Uber driver and threatening to kill him, police said . "The guy went nuclear on me," said Dykstra . "He f---ing kidnapped me and almost killed me going 100 mph.

Baseball great Lenny Dykstra allegedly put a gun to the back of an Uber driver ’s head and threatened to ‘f**king shoot’ him if he didn’t change course. The 55-year-old instead said he was unarmed and claimed the Uber driver kidnapped him , according to a police report seen by My Central Jersey.

FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2012 file photo, Lenny Dykstra sits during his sentencing for grand theft auto in Los Angeles. Dykstra says an Uber driver kidnapped him last month in New Jersey in an incident that led to criminal charges against the former baseball star. Dykstra said Friday, June 8, 2018 in New York that the driver threatened him after Dykstra asked to change the trip’s destination. Linden Police charged Dykstra with making terroristic threats and drug offenses. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2012 file photo, Lenny Dykstra sits during his sentencing for grand theft auto in Los Angeles. Dykstra says an Uber driver kidnapped him last month in New Jersey in an incident that led to criminal charges against the former baseball star. Dykstra said Friday, June 8, 2018 in New York that the driver threatened him after Dykstra asked to change the trip’s destination. Linden Police charged Dykstra with making terroristic threats and drug offenses. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

NEW YORK — Lenny Dykstra says an Uber driver kidnapped him last month in New Jersey in an incident that led to criminal charges against the former baseball star.

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Former Mets and Phillies star Lenny Dykstra was arrested in New Jersey today after a dispute with an Uber driver , Linden police said . "The guy went nuclear on me," Dykstra said . "He … kidnapped me and almost killed me going 100 mph.

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Dykstra said Friday in New York that the driver threatened him after Dykstra asked to change the trip's destination.

Linden Police charged Dykstra with making terroristic threats and drug offenses. Police found cocaine, MDMA and marijuana among Dykstra's belongings.

Police said the Uber driver told them Dykstra held a gun to his head. No weapon was found.

Dykstra claims he called police from the car. The driver said he called police shortly before stopping and running out of the car.

Dykstra played 12 seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets.

He has served prison time for crimes including bankruptcy fraud and money laundering.

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