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Thursday, April 03, 2014

ESPN: Lenny Dykstra Sues Los Angeles County Over Alleged Jail Beating

Former All-Star outfielder Lenny Dykstra filed a lawsuit Wednesday saying he suffered an unprovoked and brutal beating by deputies in a Los Angeles County jail two years ago. Dykstra filed the suit seeking unspecified damages against the county and several Sheriff’s Department employees, saying his head was slammed against the wall, his teeth were knocked out and he was kicked and beaten until he was “barely breathing.”
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But when the beating allegations arose at Dykstra’s fraud sentencing in December 2012, sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore said there had been a fight involving the former ballplayer and some deputies in April. Dykstra was the aggressor and had to be physically restrained, Whitmore said.

Quite an ending after earning more than $36M from MLB, plus all that he stole.

 

 

The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 03, 2014 at 03:02 PM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: bankruptcy, crime, evil, fraud, lawsuits, lenny dykstra, prison

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   1. spike Posted: April 03, 2014 at 03:46 PM (#4678663)
   2. Dudefella Posted: April 03, 2014 at 05:12 PM (#4678759)
I'm torn. On one hand, legitimate police brutality happens, and is never OK.

On the other hand, Lenny Dykstra.
   3. Publius Publicola Posted: April 03, 2014 at 06:07 PM (#4678812)
I would have paid good money to witness that.
   4. Oscar.Gambles.Hair Posted: April 03, 2014 at 06:10 PM (#4678816)
I'd pay ashtray money to see that.
   5. Bote Man Posted: April 03, 2014 at 08:31 PM (#4678897)
I bet Lenny looks better afterwards.
   6. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: April 03, 2014 at 08:37 PM (#4678901)
If the 1980 clubhouse reports about who was truly the Mets' biggest star can be believed, Lenny should have just clubbed all of his assailants into submission with his penis.
   7. Rough Carrigan Posted: April 03, 2014 at 11:03 PM (#4678958)
Gee, I hope the beating doesn't make him slur his speech unintelligibly.
   8. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: April 04, 2014 at 12:53 AM (#4678988)
Was he whipped with his own licorice?
   9. Zach Posted: April 04, 2014 at 03:22 PM (#4679480)
If the 1980 clubhouse reports about who was truly the Mets' biggest star can be believed, Lenny should have just clubbed all of his assailants into submission with his penis.

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