ELIZABETH, N.J. — A court date has been set for former major leaguer Lenny Dykstra to face drug and threat charges.
Dykstra is scheduled to appear before a judge in Elizabeth on Oct. 22.
He’s charged with possession of cocaine and methamphetamine and making terroristic threats. All three charges are third-degree crimes punishable by up to five years in prison.
Dykstra claimed the driver threatened and tried to kidnap him early on the morning of May 23, after Dykstra asked to change the trip’s destination.
The driver allegedly told police Dykstra held a gun to his head, though no weapon was found.