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Mets Legend Lenny Dykstra Arrested For Making Terroristic Threats Against Uber Driver

Dashed Arrow Linden Police Department

New York Mets legend turned MAGA Twitter personality Lenny Dykstra was arrested earlier this morning for allegedly threatening to kill an Uber driver in Linden, New Jersey.

According to police, the disgraced slugger allegedly put a weapon to the driver's head because he would not agree to update the ride's destination. Upon arriving on the scene, police said they could not locate a weapon, but found cocaine, MDMA, and marijuana on Dykstra.

This isn't Dykstra's first—or fifth—run-in with the law. Most recently, he was arrested in 2012 and sentenced to three years in prison for Grand Theft Auto, after cops alleged that he and two others "leased a Ford Flex, a Lincoln and a Ford Mustang using fraudulent information tied to identity theft and a fake start-up company." In that case, police found cocaine, ecstasy and human growth hormone in Dykstra's home.

Prior to that, as he faced bankruptcy fraud charges, Dykstra penned a column in the Post, writing, "I told them, 'If you are trying to kill me, then you better put a bullet in my head because I am not backing down. Torture me all you want, I am stronger than you will ever know.'"

He also has a long list of debt and divorce problems, has tried to reverse-slide into Lena Dunham's DMs, and once allegedly stripped naked during an interview with a housekeeper.

On Wednesday, Dykstra was charged with drug offenses and for making terroristic threats. He has since been released, and has returned to Twitter.

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