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Ex-Mets, Yankees Pitcher Dwight Gooden Arrested for Cocaine Possession, DUI

Former New York Mets and New York Yankees pitcher Dwight "Doc" Gooden was arrested in New Jersey on June 7 and charged with cocaine possession and driving under the influence.

According to Lia Eustachewich of the New York Post, prosecutor's spokesman Christopher Swendeman said Gooden was pulled over for driving too slowly on the highway and failing to maintain the lane.

Per the criminal complaint, police found "two small, green zip-lock style plastic baggies containing suspected cocaine" in Gooden's vehicle.

Gooden was officially charged with third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence.