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Gooden's hearing postponed to Nov. 3

By Times Staff Writer
Published October 26, 2005

TAMPA - Fans of former New York Yankees pitcher Dwight Gooden will have wait a little longer to find out his fate.

Two months ago Gooden, 40, fled as a Tampa police officer stopped him for driving erratically. On Tuesday, a Hillsborough judge postponed a hearing on charges of fleeing, reckless driving and obstructing a police officer.

Gooden is now expected to appear before a judge on those charges and on an older domestic violence battery charge Nov. 3. Gooden turned turned himself in Aug. 25 after three days as a fugitive.

He has been held in jail without bail.

[Last modified October 26, 2005, 00:44:15]

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