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Sport New Jersey police release bodycam footage of Lenny Dykstra's arrest

21:30  13 june  2018
21:30  13 june  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

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New Jersey police released bodycam footage on Tuesday of the moment officers arrested former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra , who claimed an Uber driver kidnapped him.

Amateur footage emerged this week showing the violent arrest of a woman on a New Jersey beach. It captures the moment a Wildwood police officer repeatedly struck 20-year-old Emily Weinman on the head while she was being restrained. Now, bodycam footage has been released showing the events


New Jersey police released bodycam footage on Tuesday of the moment officers arrested former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra, who claimed an Uber driver kidnapped him.

Dykstra told reporters at a news conference last week that the driver of the vehicle threatened him after he asked to change the trip’s destination. He said the driver of locked the doors and drove fast enough to prevent Dykstra from leaving the vehicle. Dykstra said he called 911.

Lenny Dykstra arrest: 'Take me to Staten Island or I'll blow your (expletive) head off'

  Lenny Dykstra arrest: 'Take me to Staten Island or I'll blow your (expletive) head off' Lenny Dykstra had cocaine, MDMA and marijuana when arrested after allegedly threatening Uber driver's life, per police report. No gun was found.Dykstra, 55, was arrested outside Linden Police Headquarters just before 3:30 a.m. on May 23 when police officers were alerted to a vehicle that sped into the attached parking garage.

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“I was literally in fear of my life,” Dykstra said.

The former all-star’s account of what happened directly conflicts with what Linden police have said. Officers said the driver told them Dykstra held a gun to his head, though no weapon was found at the scene.

My Central Jersey reported that Dykstra put his hand in a bag and pretended to have a gun.

“Dykstra then placed a black pill bag with an object [the driver] believed to be a gun to his head and stated, 'Take me to Staten Island or I'll blow your f---ing head off,” My Central Jersey reported, citing police reports.

The longtime ballplayer was charged with making terroristic threats in the third degree and various drug offenses. Dykstra was released on a summons pending a court appearance in July, police said.

The athlete has, in recent years, had plenty of turbulence in his life. He was jailed in 2011 after being charged with vehicle theft and drug possession.

He declared bankruptcy in 2009 and was forced to auction his 1986 World Series ring in order to raise funds, The New York Times reported at the time.

Fox News’ Paulina Dedaj and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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"I remain in complete support of my husband, and I believe that the truth will always win," the actress tells The Hollywood Reporter in a statement."This is not a statement in defense; this is a statement of defense — defense for all the women who have been sexually abused, raped, trafficked and tortured; defense of all the people who this movement was started for. Over the last year, the #MeToo movement has rightly aimed a spotlight directly on women whose stories needed to be told," said Hearst in a statement obtained by The Hollywood Reporter.

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