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Dwight Gooden, ex-Mets star and Yankees, are busking for cocaine


Dwight Gooden was busing last month in New Jersey to learn cocaine and drive under the influence of the job.

Holmdel police took the retired pitcher, called “Doc,” in June of 7 June, and pulled him over 1 time and allegedly had “two suspected green-green small plastic plaques,”. ”According to a criminal complaint filed at Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.

Gooden carried over to drive too slowly on a highway and without maintaining the lane, prosecutor spokesman Christopher Swendeman said.

He was responsible for the possession of a third stage of a dangerous controlled substance, as well as possession of drugs and being affected at the time, the complaint received by The Post on Friday's show.

He also had a ticket to drive under the influence of a city offense.

Gooden did not immediately send a message back and his family refused to comment.

The arrest is the latest in the athlete's long public battle with cocaine addiction, which affected his playful career.

The righty star, now 54, was launched for rehabilitation after positive testing of cocaine in 1987, months after the Mets won the World Series.

In 1995, he was suspended for the entire season from the failure of another drug test.

Gooden was arrested in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, after he broke his car under the influence of drugs in 2010. He was driving his son, 5 years of age, Dylan, at school at the time.

The Cy Young Award winner's 1985 rap leaflet includes an eight month period in prison for breaching probation where he demonstrated a high reputation for cocaine to a meeting with his probation officer in 2006.

In 2016, he told An Post that he had always been enough since he took up rehabilitation four years earlier.

The Piscataway, New Jersey, lived in Ireland on 194-112 with 3.51 ERA for its 16 seasons with Baseball Base League. He saw the mound for the last Yankees – he spent his peace with in 1996 – before he retired in 2001.

Additional reporting by Lorena Mongelli



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