Nailed: Lenny Dykstra Sentenced to Three-Year Prison Sentence

Posted by Frank Klose


Well, Lenny Dykstra's legal woes appear to have reached their climax, as the broke former Phillies OF was sentenced to three years in jail today.

The charge relates to a grand theft auto charge:

    Prosecutors said Dykstra and two co-defendants tried to lease and then sell high-end cars from     several car dealerships by claiming credit through a phony business.

The piece notes Dykstra's lawyer was charged with identity theft.

The Huffington Post piece notes that Dykstra has been living in a "sober living facility".  Previous reports showed Dykstra living in his car.   Reports stated that Dykstra was found with cocaine and synthetic human growth hormone when arrested.

Dykstra first pleaded "no-contest" (a.k.a. "I won't fight the charges, essentially a guilty plea) for fewer charges.  Then, last week, he tried to throw them out.

Dykstra also faces some indency charges for exposing himself to people he met on Craigslist.

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