Troubleed Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden was busted last month in New Jersey due to the presence of cocaine and driving under influence, The Post learned.
The retired pitcher, known as "Doc," was arrested on June 7 by Holmdel the police, who held him just before morning and said he was found by "two small green zip-lock style plastic baggies containing suspected cocaine, "according to a criminal complaint filed by Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.
Gooden is pulled for driving too slowly on a highway, failing to maintain the lane and having excessive tinted windows, which is illegal in Garden State, spokesperson spokesman Christopher Swendeman said.
He will be charged in the third degree of having a controlling dangerous substance, as well as the possession of drugs and under the influence of that time, the complaint that The Post got from the Friday show.
He also has a driver's license under t
Gooden does not immediately return a message and his family refuses to comment.
The arrest is the latest in the long public athlete battle with cocaine addiction, which overshadowed his floor sports career.
The star righty, now 54, was sent to rehab after a positive test for cocaine in 1987, months after the Mets won the World Series.
In 1995, he was suspended throughout the season due to another failure
Gooden was arrested in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, after crashing his car while under the influence of drugs in 2010. She launched her 5-year-old son, Dylan, to school at that time. [19659002Kasamarinsarapsheetnawinnerng1985CyYoungAwardlytheyourheartheartheartistwiththeappointmentofhealthyhearthearthearthealthyprofessionals2006
In 2016, she told The Post that she had been quiet since entering the rehab four years
The resident of Piscataway, New Jersey went to 194-112 with 3.51 ERA throughout her 16 seasons in Major League Baseball. He last appeared on the dump for the Yankee – to whom he threw his only no hitter in 1996 – before retiring in 2001.
Further reporting by Lorena Mongelli