Who is he?
Darryl Strawberry - professional baseball player who has played for both the New York Mets and New York Yankees. A highly regarded player, he has had a history of problems off the field. He won the National League Rookie of the Year after a fantastic 1983 season, and led the American League in home runs in 1998.
What did he do?
Alledgedly he solicited an undercover police officer for sex for $50 in Tampa, FL. Upon searching Strawberry, two police officers found 0.3 grams of powder cocaine inside his wallet.
April 14, 2000
Yep, he was charged with cocaine possession and solicitation for prostitution. He was released with a $6,000 bond
Strawberry was sentenced to 18 months probation, 100 hours of community service, and twice-weekly drug tests. He also has to undergo more drug treatment and pay $456 in court costs, and now he could face suspension from Major League Baseball.
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